PRETERITE: Irregular in the YO form: z - c


These verbs are also called orthographic verbs, which means they change spelling in order to keep the pronunciation consistent.
Verbs that end in -ZAR change the Z to C in the yo form.

empeZAR empeCé

Sample verbs:

  1. avergonzar
  2. bostezar
  3. comenzar
  4. cruzar
  5. lanzar
  6. realizar
  7. sollozar
  8. tropezar
  9. aplazar
  10. cazar