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Possessive Adjectives Showing Possession In Spanish there are NO apostrophes. You cannot say, for example, Jorges dog, (using an apostrophe)

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3 Showing Possession In Spanish there are NO apostrophes. You cannot say, for example, Jorges dog, (using an apostrophe)

4 Showing Posession You must say, The dog of Jorge, only in Spanish. Like this: El perro de Jorge.

5 De + noun This concept of showing possession is using de + noun. For example:

6 De + Noun Tengo el cuaderno de Felipe. La hermana de Maria es amable.

7 Possessive Adjectives Adjectives DESCRIBE nouns, correct? Well, they can also show possession.

8 Possessive Adjectives Here are the possessive adjectives in English: my, your, his, her, our, and their.

9 Posessive Adjectives It like saying my dog, your house, his notebook, etc.

10 Here are the possessive adjectives in Spanish!

11 Posessive Adjectives singular mi / mis(my) tu / tus(your) su / sus (his,her) or (your f.) plural nuestro a, os, as (our) vuestro, a, os, as (your inf.) su / sus (their) or (your f.)

12 Possessive Adjectives Some examples: mi hermano mis hermanos tu abuela tus abuelas su hijosus hijos nuestro tíonuestros tíos nuestra tíanuestras tías

13 Possessive Adjectives The possessive adjective must be singular if the noun is singular and plural if the noun is plural.

14 Posessive Adjectives Mi prima es alta. Todas mis primas son altas.

15 Posessive Adjectives ¿Son rubios los hermanos de Rafael? No, sus hermanos son pelirrojos.

16 Posessive Adjectives Since su and sus have many meanings, use the prepositional phrase de + name/pronoun instead for clarity or emphasis.

17 Posessive Adjectives Sus pantalones son elegantes. ¿Los pantalones de ella? No, los de usted.


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