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1The Fun and Exciting World of Possessive Adjectives The Fun and Exciting World ofPossessive Adjectives
2Possessive Adjectives Adjectives DESCRIBE nouns, correct?Well, they can also show possession.
3Possessive Adjectives in English my ourYour your (plural)his, her, its their
4English Examples of Posessive Adjectives my dogyour houseHer uncleour Spanish classTheir friend
5Here are the possessive adjectives in Spanish! Possessive adjectives show ownership or relationships between people.They are placed before the noun.
6Spanish Possessive Adjectives singularmimis (my)tutus (your)susus (his,her, its, your)pluralNuestro(s)Nuestra (s) (our)Vuestro (s)Vuestra (s) (your)susus (their, your)
7In English, the possessive adjectives his, her, and their tell whether something belongs to a male, a female, or more than one person.In Spanish, the possessive adjective su has many possible meanings (his, her, its, your, their). Context usually makes the meaning clear.
8Possessive Adjectives Some examples:mi hermano mis hermanostu abuela tus abuelassu hijo sus hijosnuestro tío nuestros tíosnuestra tía nuestras tías
9Agreement with Possessive Adjectives The possessive adjective must be singular if the noun is singular and plural if the noun is plural.While possessive adjectives refer to the owner, their form agrees in gender and number with the noun that comes after them.