Lesson 2

Lesson 2


Verbs with a change of the root, O becomes UE

Verbs that change O for UE in the root, do that for each person, except nosotros:

Verbs ending with –AR                 Verbs ending with –ER                 Verbs ending with –IR

Almorzar (to have lunch)             Volver (to return)                           Dormir (to sleep)

Yo almuerzo                                      Yo vuelvo                                           Yo duermo

Tú almuerzas                                    Tú vuelves                                         Tú duermes

El almuerza                                        El vuelve                                             El duerme

Ella almuerza                                    Ella vuelve                                         Ella duerme

Usted almuerza                                Usted vuelve                                    Usted duerme

Nosotros almorzamos                  Nosotros volvemos                       Nosotros Dormimos

Ellos almuerzan                                Ellos vuelven                                    Ellos duermen

Ellas almuerzan                                Ellas vuelven                                     Ellas duermen

Ustedes almuerzan                       Ustedes vuelven                            Ustedes duermen


Below are some more verbs that are conjugated with this root change.


Verbs ending with –AR                 Verbs ending with –ER                 Verbs ending with –IR

Acostarse (to go to bed)              Volver (to return)                          Dormirse (to fall asleep)

Costar (to cost) (3rd person       Devolver to give back)                  Morirse (to die)

singular)                                          Morder (to bite)

Encontrar (to encounter)            Poder (to be able to)

Probar (to try)                                 Mover (to move)

Recordar (to remember)             Llover (to rain) (3rd person singular)

Jugar (to play) (U à UE)              Oler (to smell) (O à HUE)


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