PRETERITE: Irregular in the YO form: g - gu


These verbs are also called orthographic verbs, which means they change spelling in order to keep the pronunciation consistent.
Verbs that end in -GAR change the G to GU in the yo form. This change is made to keep the hard sound in the YO form.

paGAR paGUé

Sample verbs:

  1. cargar
  2. despegar
  3. fregar
  4. jugar
  5. juzgar
  6. navegar
  7. pagar
  8. pegar
  9. rogar
  10. castigar