Possessive adjectives

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Possessive adjectives

  1. 1. PossessiveAdjectives
  2. 2. Showing PossessionIn Spanish there are NOapostrophes.You cannot say, for example, Jorge’s dog, (using an apostrophe)
  3. 3. Showing PosessionYou must say,“The dog of Jorge,” only inSpanish. Like this:El perro de Jorge.
  4. 4. De + nounThis concept of showingpossession is using “de +noun.” For example:
  5. 5. De + NounTengo el cuaderno de Felipe.La hermana de Maria esamable.
  6. 6. Possessive Adjectives Adjectives DESCRIBE nouns, correct? Well, they can also show possession.
  7. 7. Possessive Adjectives Here are the possessive adjectives in English: my, your, his, her, our, and their.
  8. 8. Posessive Adjectives It like saying “my dog, your house, his notebook, etc.”
  9. 9. Here are the possessiveadjectives in Spanish!
  10. 10. Posessive Adjectives singular plural mi / mis (my) nuestro a, os, as (our) tu / tus (your) vuestro, a, os, as (your inf.) su / sus (his,her) su / sus (their) or (your f.) or (your f.)
  11. 11. Possessive Adjectives Some examples: mi hermano mis hermanos tu abuela tus abuelas su hijo sus hijos nuestro tío nuestros tíos nuestra tía nuestras tías
  12. 12. Possessive Adjectives The possessive adjective must be singular if the noun is singular and plural if the noun is plural.
  13. 13. Posessive Adjectives Mi prima es alta. Todas mis primas son altas.
  14. 14. Posessive Adjectives ¿Son rubios los hermanos de Rafael? No, sus hermanos son pelirrojos.
  15. 15. Posessive Adjectives Since su and sus have many meanings, use the prepositional phrase de + name/pronoun instead for clarity or emphasis.
  16. 16. Posessive Adjectives Sus pantalones son elegantes. ¿Los pantalones de ella? No, los de usted.

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