Some verbs that are irregular in the present subjunctive in Spanish

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Some verbs that are irregular in the present subjunctive

Many verbs ending in -acer, -ecer, -ocer and -ucir are irregular in the present subjunctive and add the letter z to the root.

Quiero que conozcan mi ciudad conocer, subj. presente.

I want you to know my city

Avísame en cuanto traduzcas el documento traducir, subj. presente.

Let me know as soon as you translate the document

These are the conjugations:

Agradecer en
Yo agradezca
Tú agradezcas
Él/ella/usted agradezca
Nosotros/as agradezcamos
Vosotros/as agradezcáis
Ellos/ellas/ustedes agradezcan
Nacer en
Yo nazca
Tú nazcas
Él/ella/usted nazca
Nosotros/as nazcamos
Vosotros/as nazcáis
Ellos/ellas/ustedes nazcan
Conducir en
Yo conduzca
Tú conduzcas
Él/ella/usted conduzca
Nosotros/as conduzcamos
Vosotros/as conduzcáis
Ellos/ellas/ustedes conduzcan

Other verbs that follow this pattern are: permanecer (to stay, to remain), amanecer (to dawn), anochecer (to get dark), crecer (to grow), enloquecer (to madden), establecer (to establish), ofrecer (to offer), parecer (to seem, to appear), seducir (to seduce, to charm) and producir (to produce).

Es necesario que permanezca en cama permanecer, subj. presente.

It's necessary for you to stay in bed

Cuando crezca, quiero ser médico crecer, subj. presente.

When I grow up, I want to be a doctor

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