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. avanzar
  3. bostezar
  4. calzar
  5. caracterizar
  6. cruzar
  7. realizar
  8. sollozar
  9. aterrizar
  10. amenazar