Tal and tales

1 Tal and tales are indefinite determiners that precede the noun. They sometimes could be replaced by the determiner este and its derivatives. Tal cosa es mentira. (= Esto es mentira.) Él me dijo: “tal persona es un ladrón”. (= Él me dijo: “esta persona es un ladrón”.) Sometimes tal and tales are used meaning… Continue reading Tal and tales

Sendos and sendas

Sendos and sendas are distributive adjectives.The mentioned thingis distributed between two persons. Envió dos cartas en sendos sobres. Llegaron dos hombres en sendos coches. Do not mistake sendos for ambos, adjective; is a common mistake made by Spaniards. See Ambos, ambas, los dos, las dos and tanto uno como otro


1 Cada is an indefinite distributive adjective without variation in gender and number. Followed by singular nouns cada refers to a group of persons or things, considered one by one. Le hemos dado un lápiz a cada niño. Le he puesto un cascabel a cada gato. 2 Cada does not exist as pronoun; in his… Continue reading Cada


In Spanish there are several ways of expressing possession: by adjectives, pronouns, prepositions or definite articles. In addition, the possessive adjectives and the definite articles also may show relation. 1 Possessive adjectives In Spanish there are two groups of possessive adjectives. Group A First person singular Second person singular Third person singular Singular Mi Tu… Continue reading Possession


1 Demonstrative adjectives Singular Plural Masculine Feminine Masculine Feminine Este Esta Estos Estas Ese Esa Esos Esas Aquel Aquella Aquellos Aquellas Este and its derivative refer to something or to someone physically close or considered by the speaker typical of his field. Esta casa no está en venta. (Physical closeness) Este niño es vecino mío.… Continue reading Demonstratives