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. abrazar
  2. almorzar
  3. alzar
  4. avergonzar
  5. bautizar
  6. caracterizar
  7. gozar
  8. lanzar
  9. aplazar
  10. cazar