Archive for the ‘ Adjectives ’ Category

Demonstrative Adjectives

Posted in Adjectives on 10 July 2017

Demonstrative adjectives (this, that, these, those) are words which indicate a specific noun. Spanish demonstrative adjectives are more complicated than their English counterparts, because there are three different sets and they must agree in gender and number with the noun they modify.

Todo, Toda, Todos, Todas

Posted in Adjectives, Pronouns on 5 January 2017

Todo is a very common and versatile word in Spanish that can be used as an adjective or as a pronoun.

Possessive Adjectives

Posted in Adjectives on 19 September 2016

Learn how to say my, your, his, her, its, our, and their in this lesson on Spanish possessive adjectives, then test your skills.

Adjetivos – Spanish Adjectives

Posted in Adjectives on 11 April 2016

An introduction to “conjugating” Spanish adjectives.

Interrogative Adjectives

Posted in Adjectives on 12 June 2015

Qué, cuál, and cuánto are Spanish interrogative adjectives. An adjective is a word that modifies a noun, and interrogative means questioning, so interrogative adjectives are adjectives used to ask the questions what, which, and how much/many.

Negative Adjectives

Posted in Adjectives, Negation on 10 March 2015

Spanish negative adjectives negate, refuse, or cast doubt on a existence of the noun that they modify.
No… ninguno is the only Spanish negative adjective and means “no” or “not any.”

Cuyo – Spanish Relative Adjective

Posted in Adjectives on 5 June 2013

Cuyo is a relative adjective that means whose, of whom, or of which. Like other Spanish adjectives, cuyo agrees with the noun it modifies in gender and number. Cuyo is used to indicate the noun who or which is the object of the clause that follows.

Possessive Adjectives – Long Forms

Posted in Adjectives on 29 May 2013

Possessive adjectives indicate to whom or to what something belongs. In Spanish there are two different sets of possessive adjectives: long/stressed forms and short/unstressed forms.

Position of Spanish Adjectives

Posted in Adjectives on 24 April 2013

Spanish adjectives may be found before or after the nouns they modify, depending on various factors. Generally speaking, descriptive adjectives follow nouns, while limiting adjectives precede nouns.

Short Spanish Adjectives

Posted in Adjectives on 17 April 2013

There are several Spanish adjectives that have a shortened form when they precede certain nouns: gran, buen, primer, etc.