104 - from g to j Some of the verbs in this list are...

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Verbs ending in -  ger  or -  gir   Whenever the letter  g  is followed by an  e  or an  i,  it will have a soft  g  sound, like the letter  h  in  English. When  g  is followed by  o,   u,  or  a,  it will have a hard  g  sound, as in the English word “good.”  Conjugated forms of a verb should maintain the same sound as the infinitive form. Because the  yo  form in the present tense usually ends in -  o,  the -  go  ending sounds like the English word “go.” A  verb that ends in -  ger  or -  gir  must maintain a soft  g  sound, so the  yo  form will change the spelling 
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Unformatted text preview: from g to j . Some of the verbs in this list are “stem-changers.” The stem change is included in parentheses after the infinitive, and the yo form will reflect this change. If there is nothing in parentheses after the verb, you can assume that it is regular in all present tense forms (except that the g changes to j in the yo form). afligir (to afflict, to grieve) yo form: aflijo coger (to catch, to seize, to grab) yo form: cojo colegir ( e>i ) (to deduce) yo form: colijo...
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