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. apagar
  2. cargar
  3. colgar
  4. despegar
  5. fregar
  6. juzgar
  7. llegar
  8. pagar
  9. pegar
  10. castigar