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 […]

Spanish Numbers – Part 1

There are two types of numerals in Spanish: cardinal numbers and ordinal numbers. The cardinal numbers or números cardinals are the numbers that correspond to series: uno (one), dos (two), tres (three), cuatro (four), etc. The second group, the ordinal numbers are numbers referred to the order in series: primero (first), segundo (second), tercero (third), cuarto (fourth), etc.   In […]

Spanish Numerals-Part 2

In Spanish, hundreds agree in gender with a following noun:   Doscientas mujeres (two hundred women) Docientos hombres (two hundred men) Thousands:   1000 mil. 2000 dos mil. 3000 tres mil. 10.000 diez mil. 100.000 cien mil. 500.000 quinientos mil. 159.748 ciento cincuenta y nueve mil setecientos cuarenta y ocho. 1.000.000 un millón. 1.500.000 un millón quinientos mil. 25.667.477 veinticinco […]

Spanish Numerals-Part 3

Collective numbers and fractions in Spanish The collective numbers are nouns that represent a certain number of people or objects. They are much more common in Spanish than in English. Most of the English numerical collective nouns have equivalents in Spanish: – a pair of pants (un par de pantalones) – a trio of singers (un trío de cantantes) – […]