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POSSESSIVE ADJECTIVES IN SPANISH

TO SHOW WHO OWNS WHAT! SING=SINGULAR, FAM=FAMILIAR, PL=PLURAL, FORM=FORMAL, MASC=MASCULINE, FEM=FEMININE. POSSESSIVE ADJECTIVES HAVE TO AGREE IN NUMBER AND GENDER WITH THE WORD THEY ARE POSSESSING! FOR EXAMPLE: OUR DOG=NUESTRO PERRO BUT OUR DOGS=NUESTROS PERROS. OUR AND YOUR (SPAIN) ARE THE ONLY ONES YOU HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT WITH GENDER, THE REST HAVE TO AGREE IN NUMBER, THOUGH. EXAMPLE: MY DOG=MI PERRO AND MY DOGS=MIS PERROS. YOU ADD CLARIFYING PHRASES WITH 3RD PERSON SO THERE IS NO CONFUSION AS…
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MI
MY (SINGULAR)
MIS
MY (PLURAL)
TU
TUS
YOUR (PL/SING)
SU DE USTED
YOUR (FORM/SING)
SU DE ÉL
HIS
SUS DE ÉL
HIS (PL)
SU DE ELLA
HER
SUS DE ELLA
HER (PL)
SU
ITS
SUS
ITS (PL)
NUESTRO
OUR (MASC. SING)
NUESTROS
OUR (MASC. PL)
NUESTRA
OUR (FEM. SING)
NUESTRAS
OUR (FEM. PL)
VUESTRO
YOUR (SPAIN MASC.SING)
VUESTROS
YOUR (SPAIN MASC. PL)
VUESTRA
YOUR (SPAIN FEM. SING)
VUESTRAS
YOUR (SPAIN FEM. PL)
SU DE USTEDES
YOUR (SING)
SUS DE USTEDES
YOUR (PL)
SU DE ELLOS/ELLAS
THEIR (SING)
SUS DE ELLOS/ELLAS
THEIR (PL)

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