Examples: Spanish Verbs that end in car, gar and zar
Examples of verbs that end in car
In order to maintain the hard c sound (like a k), we use qu instead of c in all forms of the present subjunctive for any verb whose infinitive form ends in – car.
The table bellow, table 1, provides the subjunctive forms of common – car verbs. Because the él form is the same as the yo form, it is not listed.
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Examples of verbs that end in gar
In order to maintain the hard g sound (like the g in “go”), we use gu instead of g in all forms of the present subjunctive for any verb whose infinitive form ends in – gar.
The second table shows the g to gu spelling change in all forms of the subjunctive. If the verb is a stem-changer, the change will be apparent in all forms except for nosotros/nosotras. Since the él form is the same as the yo form, it is not listed.
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Examples of verbs that end in zar
Infinitives ending in-zar, for example, start with, “z”is changed to the letter “c”when it appears before the letter “e “.
This spelling change occurs in every subjunctive conjugated form of any verb that ends in – zar.
Let’s see an example Abrazar (Veamos un ejemplo con abrazar)
Abrazar/ To Hug
Common Verbs That End in – zar and Their Subjunctive Forms
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