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Spanish Adjectives

Spanish Adjectives Adjectives are words that go with the noun to modify or qualify the meaning adding more information or detail making it different to the others and more specific. The most important adjectives are the qualifying adjectives. Examples of this type of adjectives are pequeño (small), azul (blue) or beautiful (bonito). These are the group that we are going to study in this section. Adjectives agree in number As we saw, every word around the noun has to agree in number. In other words, Read More +

Possessives adjectives in Spanish

The possessive words in Spanish are words used to express possession or belonging. In this section we are going to study two groups of possessives: possessives adjectives and possessives pronouns.   Possessives adjectives   Possessive adjectives are used to indicate possession in Spanish, and they must agree in number (singular or plural) with the item being possessed.   Here is a list of the Spanish possessive adjectives that are used before the noun: Mi / mis (my) tu / tus  (your) su / sus (its, Read More +

Superlative Spanish adjectives

In Spanish we use the superlative adjective form when comparing three or more objects, persons, or ideas. There are two main groups of superlatives in Spanish, the relative superlative and the absolute superlative. The relative superlative in Spanish: The English forms “the most…” and “the least…” are usually called the relative superlative because the information they refer to is amongst an specific group. For Instance in Spanish we can say: El niño más alto de la clase (The tallest boy in class) El coche más Read More +

Comparative adjectives in Spanish

In Spanish we use the comparative degree when comparing two objects, persons, or ideas. To form a comparative adjective, in Spanish, you have to use más (more) or menos (less) or tan (the same): Ella es más alta que yo  (She is taller than me) La ciudad es menos tranquila que el pueblo (City is less calm than the village) Inglaterra es tan fría como Irlanda (England is as cold as Ireland)   So, comparatives (comparativos in Spanish) are said to refer to superiority (más¦que), Read More +