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. avergonzar
  4. bostezar
  5. comenzar
  6. gozar
  7. lanzar
  8. realizar
  9. tropezar
  10. cazar