the > symbol

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the > symbol

what does the > symbol mean when used in e>ie, e>i, etc?

Asked 2 months ago
MarshaC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

The symbol shows you how the vowels change.

e>i  means the e in the infinitive of the verb changes to an i in the conjugated verb.

So mentir becomes mintiendo in the gerundio.

 

 

 

 

DavidC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Inma - When saying: "2.  Some verbs with an e > i or e > ie stem change in El Presente swap the -e in the infinitive for an -i" [in the gerund], would it be worth mentioning a few e>i or e>ie verbs which do not make that swap?) ... Similarly in 3: is this rule best applied to 'ir' and 'er' verbs?

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the > symbol

what does the > symbol mean when used in e>ie, e>i, etc?

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