Stem-Changing Verbs: e -> ie

# F. J. Villatoro #

Stem-Changing Verbs: e -> ie

The second group of stem-changing verbs are those whose stem changes from E to IE in all forms except the nosotros and vosotros.


Divertir(se)
(me) divierto
(te) diviertes
(se) divierte
(nos) divertimos
(os) divertís
(se) divierten

Here's another E -> IE stem changing verb.


Despertar(se) (e -> ie)
(me) despierto
(te) despiertas
(se) despierta
(nos) despertamos
(os) despertáis
(se) despiertan

Here is a list of common e -> ie stem-changing verbs.


acertar to guess, get right
advertir to advise, warn
cerrar to close, shut
comenzar to begin
convertir to convert
defender to defend
empezar to begin
encender to light, kindle
entender to understand
fregar to scrub, wash dishes
hervir to boil
pensar (en) to think about
perder to lose
preferir to prefer