Questions about irregular verbs. Preguntas sobre verbos irregulares (tienen particularidades en algunas de sus conjugaciones). Ejemplos: Estar/estuve; andar/anduve; ir/yendo; poner/puesto,...

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“Saber” in the sense of “to taste:” how should it be conjugated in first person?

English Imagine you are a mouse in a cartoon, and you want to tell a cat "I don't taste good!" It's clear how to conjugate "saber" when used in the sense of "to taste" - in third or second person: ...
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¿Cómo se legalizan los superlativos irregulares?

Por ejemplo hoy estaba buscando buenísimo en el RAE y veo que la palabra no se encuentra, en su lugar veo bonísimo, ma. Entonces me dirijo al Diccionario panhispánico de dudas y me encuentro que me ...
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Why does the preterite of “traducir” transform into “tradujo”?

As you will see below the preterite suffers from an odd transformation. Even native speakers make the mistake of conjugating the preterite of traducir wrong. For instance instead of traduje they ...
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Gender illusions?

This is a multiple question about genders. Recently I just wondered about this subject while writing and thought: Why is juez or concejal considered masculine while agente and detective are not? ...
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Are there any nouns with irregular plurals in Spanish?

In English, some nouns have regular plural forms ending in -s or -es and fewer are irregular. Fish in the plural is still fish while child becomes children. In Spanish, nearly all nouns are regular, ...