Spanish Irregular Verbs
Spanish verbs are a complex area of Spanish grammar, with many combinations of tenses, aspects and moods (up to fifty conjugated forms per verb). While conjugation rules are relatively straightforward, a large number of verbs are irregular. Among these, some fall into more-or-less defined deviant patterns, while others are uniquely irregular. This article tries to summarize the common irregular patterns.
As in all Romance languages, many irregularities in Spanish verbs can be retraced to Latin grammar.
Other articles related to "spanish irregular verbs, verbs, irregular":
... The verbs ser (to be) and ir (to go) both exhibit irregularities in the present, imperfect and preterite forms ... Together with ver (to see) and prever (to foresee), they are the only four verbs with irregular imperfect indicative Present indicative tense Imperfect indicative Preterite ser ir ver prever ser ir ver prever ser/ir ... The verbs dar (to give) and estar (to be) both exhibit irregularities in the present indicative and present subjunctive because their stems cannot be stressed (in ...
Famous quotes containing the words irregular verbs, verbs, spanish and/or irregular:
“There are bills to be paid, machines to keep in repair,
Irregular verbs to learn, the Time Being to redeem
—W.H. (Wystan Hugh)
“He crafted his writing and loved listening to those tiny explosions when the active brutality of verbs in revolution raced into sweet established nouns to send marching across the page a newly commissioned army of words-on-maneuvers, all decorated in loops, frets, and arrowlike flourishes.”
—Alexander Theroux (b. 1940)
“Wheeler: Arent you the fellow the Mexicans used to call Brachine?
Dude: Thats nearly right. Only its Borracho.
Wheeler: I dont think I ever seen you like this before.
Dude: You mean sober. Youre probably right. You know what Borracho means?
Wheeler: My Spanish aint too good.
Dude: It means drunk. No, if the name bothers ya they used to call me Dude.”
—Jules Furthman (18881960)
“The irregular and intimate quality of things made entirely by the human hand.”
—Willa Cather (18731947)