Emotions in Spanish
¿Qué pasa? ¿Cómo te sientes?
The content consists of 3 parts. In the opening table you can see and learn how to say "How do you feel" in Spanish. Vocabulary about the different kinds of emotions follows next. In the third paragraph you can continue with types of personalities and personal traits in Spanish.
How do you feel in Spanish
Before getting down to the emotions themselves, take a look on some questions that ask about the emotional state.
|¿Cómo te sientes?||How do you feel?|
|¿Cómo se siente?||How do you feel? (formal)|
|¿Qué te pasa?||What's wrong? (more informal)|
|¿Cómo estás?||How are you?|
|¿Cómo está?||How are you? (formal)|
|¿Qué tal?||What´s up?|
List of emotions
The verb ESTAR (to be) is used when talking about emotions, because it expresses temporary state of affairs.
|Masculine gender||Feminine gender||English|
Marco: ¡Hola, Louise! ¿Qué tal? Hi, Louise! What´s up?
Louise: ¡Hola! Estoy feliz y contenta! Hi! I´m happy and content.
In Spanish when asking for personality of someone, it is used the question "Cómo es?" (What kind of person is?)
The verb SER (to be) is put to use when talking about personal traits, because it exhibits permanent characteristics.
|Masculine gender||Feminine gender||English|
- Stefhania es aburrida. Stefhania is boring.
- Alejandro es guapo. Alejandro is handsome.
- Johan es majo. Johan is nice.
- Joaquin y Olga son amables. Joaquin and Olga are kind.
How to form the plural
When we want to refer to more than one person we put after the adjective -s so as to form the plural:
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