Jugar (to play) is irregular in El Presente in Spanish because it has an irregular stem.
Learn how to conjugate "jugar" in El Presente in Spanish
|él / ella / Ud.
|nosotros / nosotras
|vosotros / vosotras
|ellos / ellas / Uds.
Notice how the stem of all forms changes from -u- to -ue-, except nosotros and vosotros. The endings are the same as regular -ar verbs, see Conjugate regular -ar verbs in the present tense in Spanish (El Presente).
Read and listen to these examples:
Note that to say to play an instrument we use the verb tocar, not jugar.
Yo juego al fútbol.
I play football.
Yo toco la guitarra.
I play the guitar.
- Verbs jugar and tocar: differences
- Conjugate stem-changing -ar verbs (o > ue) in the present tense in Spanish (El Presente)
- Conjugate regular -ar verbs in the present tense in Spanish (El Presente)
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