Irregular Spanish Past Participles
There are quite a few irregular past participles in Spanish, though many of them only require the addition of a written accent.
Accented Past Participle Forms
If an -er or -ir verb stem ends in a vowel, then the past participle is written with an accent over the i.
|Infinitive||Verb Stem||Past Participle|
Irregular Past Participles
A few verbs in Spanish have irregular forms that you will need to memorize. Fortunately, Spanish has far fewer irregular past participles than English. This, however, is not an exhaustive list.
Many of these words can be used with prefixes to form other verbs with irregular past participles.
|Base Verb||Verb + Prefix||Past Participle|
Past Participle or Adjective?
Some adjectives are quite easy to confuse with verbal past participles, but can't be used in compound tenses (like the present perfect). Here are a few examples.
|Infinitive||Adjective||Verb Past Participle Form|