English irregular verbs > Divid verbs to logical groups > Verbs with coalescence of consonants and devoicing of the ending
Verbs with coalescence of consonants and devoicing of the ending
Many verbs derive from Germanic strong verbs, which make many of their inflected forms through vowel gradation, as can be observed in Modern English patterns.
To find the correct form, you can use an online database of the irregular verbs.
For example: irregular verb SPEND