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. abrazar
  2. almorzar
  3. bostezar
  4. comenzar
  5. cruzar
  6. gozar
  7. organizar
  8. realizar
  9. utilizar
  10. aplazar