Accent on "o" after "i" is replaced with "y", third person.

JanetB2Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Accent on "o" after "i" is replaced with "y", third person.

Is there a rule about when the "o" at the end of the 3rd person has an accent or not? It seemed that when "y" replaces the "i", there's no accent on the "o", but that doesn't work for oyó 

EDIT: maybe only after "j" replacement is the "o" without an accent?

Asked 2 years ago
InmaKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hola Janet

Traer is a verb that belongs to a specific group of irregular verbs in the Indefinido; these are called the "pretéritos graves" -this group of verbs share the same endings and they are not accentuated in the first and third person singular (accents that we find in the regular verbs).

Here is the link so you can have a bit more information and can see which verbs are involved. 

I hope it helps.

Saludos

Inma

JanetB2Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Thanks for the explanation and link. What confused me (but no more!) was the accent remaining on caer, leer, oír in the 3rd person -- so I understand now, these verbs are not irregular, but just have spelling changes.

Accent on "o" after "i" is replaced with "y", third person.

Is there a rule about when the "o" at the end of the 3rd person has an accent or not? It seemed that when "y" replaces the "i", there's no accent on the "o", but that doesn't work for oyó 

EDIT: maybe only after "j" replacement is the "o" without an accent?

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