In Spanish, pattern CAC (a Consonant + vowel A + a Consonant) ------- dar, mal, pan, sal, tan...
or pattern CACER (a Consonant + vowel A + a Consonant + ER) ----- hacer, nacer, pacer, saber, tañer, yacer...
or pattern COCAS (a Consonant + vowel O + a Consonant + AS ---- cosas, locas, tomas, sopas...
And so on.
As concerns pattern CAC,
-the word dar is a verb only.
-words mal, pan and sal are nouns (evil, bread, salt respectively). But mal is also an adverb (badly) and sal is also a verb (go out!)
-while tan is an adverb only.
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