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. bautizar
  2. comenzar
  3. cruzar
  4. empezar
  5. gozar
  6. lanzar
  7. organizar
  8. realizar
  9. sollozar
  10. aplazar