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. alzar
  2. cruzar
  3. lanzar
  4. realizar
  5. sollozar
  6. utilizar
  7. aplazar
  8. amenazar
  9. rezar
  10. cazar