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. avergonzar
  4. cruzar
  5. lanzar
  6. organizar
  7. realizar
  8. aterrizar
  9. rezar
  10. cazar