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. alcanzar
  2. almorzar
  3. avanzar
  4. bautizar
  5. gozar
  6. realizar
  7. utilizar
  8. aplazar
  9. rezar
  10. cazar