Spanish grammar
Spanish grammar is the grammar of the Spanish language (español, castellano), which is a Romance language that originated in north central Spain and is spoken today throughout Spain, some twenty count...
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Spanish verbs
Spanish verbs are one of the more complex areas of Spanish grammar. Spanish is a relatively synthetic language with a moderate to high degree of inflection, which shows up mostly in Spanish verb conju...
Spanish conjugation
This article presents a set of paradigms—that is, conjugation tables—of Spanish verbs, including examples of regular verbs and some of the most common irregular verbs. For other irregular verbs and t...
Spanish irregular verbs
Spanish verbs are a complex area of Spanish grammar, with many combinations of tenses, aspects and moods (up to fifty conjugated forms per verb). Although conjugation rules are relatively straightforw...
Spanish nouns
The Spanish language has nouns that express concrete objects, groups and classes of objects, qualities, feelings and other abstractions. All nouns have a conventional grammatical gender. Countable nou...
Grammatical gender in Spanish
Every noun in Spanish is considered to have either masculine or feminine gender for grammatical purposes. Many Spanish adjectives and determiners alter their form to agree in gender with the noun tha...
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Spanish adjectives
The Spanish language uses adjectives in a similar way to English and most other Indo-European languages. Spanish adjectives usually go after the noun they modify, and they agree with what they refer t...
Spanish determiners
The Spanish language uses determiners in a similar way to English. The main difference is that they agree with the noun that they modify in terms of both number (singular/plural) and gender (masculine...
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Spanish pronouns
The Spanish language has a range of pronouns that in some ways work quite differently from English ones. In particular, subject pronouns are often omitted, and object pronouns usually precede the verb...
Spanish prepositions
The prepositions of the Spanish language function exclusively as such, therefore, the language does not use postposition constructions. Most derive from Latin, excepting the Arabic-derived hasta (“unt...
Voseo
Voseo ([boˈse.o]) is the use of vos as a second person singular pronoun, including its conjugational verb forms in many dialects of Spanish. In dialects that have it, it is used either instead of tú, ...
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Loísmo
Loísmo, with its feminine counterpart laísmo, is a feature of certain dialects of Spanish consisting of the use of the pronouns lo or la (which are normally used for direct objects) in place of the pr...
Leísmo
Leísmo ("using le") is a dialectal variation in the Spanish language that occurs largely in Spain. It involves using the indirect object pronoun le in place of the (standard) masculine direct object p...
Giovanni Miranda
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Queísmo
Queísmo is a variation in Spanish grammar, considered "wrong" in prescriptive works, in which que is used instead of de que, en que, con que, etc. For example: No me enteré que estabas enfermo ("I was...
Miguel Febres Cordero
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Richard Percivale
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Dequeísmo
Dequeísmo is a variation in Spanish grammar, considered "wrong" in prescriptive works, which consists in using de que – instead of just que – as the complementizer introducing a verbal complement clau...
César Oudin
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Lorenzo Franciosini
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Andrés Bello
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Gramática de la lengua castellana
Gramática de la lengua castellana ("Grammar of the Castilian Language", originally titled in Latin: Grammatica Antonii Nebrissensis) is a book written by Antonio de Nebrija and published in 1492. It w...
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List of Spanish irregular participles
In the Spanish language there are some verbs with irregular participles. There are also verbs with both regular and irregular participles, in which the irregular form is most used as an adjective, whi...
Giovanni Mario Alessandri
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Jean Doujat
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Carolus Mulerius
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Romance copula
A copula is a word that links the subject of a sentence with a predicate (a subject complement). In English, the copula is the verb "to be" (for example, the word "is" in the sentence "The sky is blue...
Romance copula - Wikipedia