Verbs that change from “e” to “i” when conjugated

Some of these verbs when conjugated do change from e to i besides e to ie. For example: mentir - miento (yo indicative), mintió (él/ella/usted preterite)


advertir - to notice, observe, advise, warn

arrepentir - to regret

arrepentirse - to repent, be repentant, regret

bendecir - to bless, foretell, forecast

competir - to compete

conseguir - to get, obtain

consentir - to consent to; to allow, permit; to tolerate, put up with; to admit; to agree, consent

contener - to contain, hold

convertir - to convert

corregir - to correct

decir - to say, tell

derretir - to melt, liquefy, thaw

despedir - to say goodbye to, show out, dismiss

divertir - to amuse, entertain

divertirse - to have fun, have a good time, enjoy oneself

elegir - to elect, choose

freír - to fry

herir - to injure, hurt, wound; to beat, strike

hervir - to boil, entertain

invertir - to invest

medir - to measure, be

mentir - to lie

pedir - to request, ask for

perseguir - to pursue, chase, hunt down

preferir - to prefer

proseguir - to continue, proceed with

regir - to rule, govern, be in charge of, be at the head of

reír - to laugh

reñir - to quarrel, fight; to scold, tell off, reprimand

repetir - to repeat

requerir - to require, need; to request, ask; to send for, call for

seguir - to follow, continue

sentir - to feel, regret

sentirse - to feel

servir - to serve

sonreír - to smile

sugerir - to suggest

teñir - to dye, tint, tinge, color, stain

vestir - to dress

vestirse - to get dressed, dress


Most of the verb conjugations including English translation used in this website are based on Fred Jehle's Spanish Verb Database which was compiled by Brian Ghidinelli.


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