Possessive Adjectives & Possession using possessive adjectives and the word "de"
In Spanish, you will never see an apostrophe "s." Possession is shown in a couple of different ways. One way is to use the preposition de (of) when you are expressing the possession in third person.
Example: el libro de Paco. = Paco's book
Another way to show possession is by using "possessive adjectives." Possessive adjectives are used to either establish a relationship between people or things, or to indicate that something belongs to someone. Read the sentences below and note how the possess…
your (familiar, singular)
your (familiar, plural)
your (usted form)/his/her/their/ your (ustedes form) describing a singular object.
your (usted form)/his/her/their/ your (ustedes form) describing a plural object.
our (singular, feminine)
our (plural, feminine)
our (singular, masculine)
our (plural, masculine)
your (usted form)/his/her/their/ your (ustedes form) stepsister
We use "de" instead of an apostrophy s -'s - to show possession