Jugar is a Spanish verb meaning to play. Jugar is conjugated as an irregular verb in the preterite tense. Jugar appears on the 100 Most Used Spanish Preterite Tense Verbs Poster as the 35th most used irregular verb.
For the present tense conjugation, go to Jugar Conjugation - Present Tense.
Jugar Conjugation: Preterite Tense
*Irregular forms in bold.
The participio of Jugar is jugado. The present perfect tense is formed by combining the auxiliary verb haber with the participio.
Jugar Imperfect Root
The imperfect root of Jugar is jugaba. The imperfect tense is rarely irregular and can be easily conjugated from this form, which is the yo, and él/ella conjugation.
Regular vs. Irregular Verbs
A verb is called a regular verb when its conjugation follows a typical pattern. A verb which does not follow these patterns exactly is called an irregular verb. In Spanish Preterite Tense, the 3 regular patterns are for verbs ending in ar, er, and ir.
Spanish Preterite Tense Conjugation Chart
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