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. alzar
  4. sollozar
  5. tropezar
  6. utilizar
  7. aterrizar
  8. aplazar
  9. amenazar
  10. rezar