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  • Spanish personal pronouns

    Personal pronouns (pronombres personales) refer to a noun previously mentioned

    They prevent excessive repetitions and remind your listener who is doing what, how, to whom, etc. 

    Spanish personal pronouns are divided into 5 types

    1. subject pronouns 
    2. direct object pronouns
    3. indirect object pronouns 
    4. double object pronouns 
    5. prepositional pronouns 

    Table of Spanish personal pronouns

    Subject pronouns Direct object pronouns Indirect object pronouns Prepositional pronouns 
    Yo (I) me (me) me (to me) (me)
    (You) te (you) te (to you)

    ti (you)

    Él (He) lo (him, masc. it) le (to him, to it)

    él (him, masc. it)


    Ella (She) la (her, fem. it) le (to her, to it)

    ella (her, fem. it)


    Usted (form. You)

    lo (masc. form. you)

    la (fem. form. you)

    le (form. to you)

    usted (form. you)

    (form. you)

    Nosotros (masc., masc./fem. We)

    Nosotras (fem. We)

    nos (us) nos (to us)

    nosotros (masc., masc./fem. us)

    nosotras (fem. us)

    Vosotros (masc., masc./fem. You)

    Vosotras (fem. You)

    os (you) os (to you)

    vosotros (masc., masc./fem. you)

    vosotras (f. you)

    Ellos (masc., masc./fem. They)

    Ellas (fem. They)

    los (masc., masc./fem. them)

    las (fem. them)

    les (to them)

    ellos (masc., masc./fem. them)

    ellas (fem. them)


    Ustedes (form. You)

    los (masc. form. you)

    las (fem. form. you)

    les (form. to you)

    ustedes (form. you)

    (form. yourselves)

    1. Spanish subject pronouns 

    Subject pronouns (pronombres personales de sujeto) identify who or what is perfoming the action indicated by the verb. 

    Since the verb ending already tells who the subject is, subject pronouns in Spanish are generally omitted. 


    • te vas a la playa con ellos? (Are you going to the beach with them?)
    • Ella es mi prima. (She is my cousin.)

    2. Spanish direct object pronouns 

    Direct object pronouns (pronombres de objeto directo ) replace a direct object, which is a noun that receives the action of a verb. 

    They generally precede verbs (both simple and compound ones).


    • Has visto mis guantesLos has visto? (Have you seen my gloves? Have you seen them?)
    • No, no los he visto. (No, I haven't seen them.)

    3. Spanish indirect object pronouns

    Indirect object pronouns (pronombres de objeto indirecto ) tells you to whom or for whom the action is done.

    They are generally placed before verbs and they are used with a specific group of verbs (e.g decir algo a alguien, pedir algo a alguien, etc.).


    • Me dijo que no se encontraba bien. (She told me that she did not feel good.)
    • Le pide que se quedara. (I asked him to stay.)

    4. Spanish double object pronouns 

    A direct object pronoun plus an indirect object pronoun turns into a double object pronoun

    Double object pronouns are generally placed before the conjugated form of the verb


    Me lo regaló mi padre. (My father gave it to me.) 

    enlightenedWhen the indirect object pronouns le and les are followed by the direct object pronouns lo/la/los/las, they turn into SE


    Mira estos vaqueros. Se los compré a él. (Look at these jeans. I bought them to him.)

    5. Spanish prepositional pronouns 

    Prepositional pronouns (pronombres preposicionales) always follow prepositions, such as a (to) de (of), para (to, for) or con (with). 

    Prepositional pronouns replace the noun that comes immediately after a preposition. 


    • Esta postal es para ti. (This postcard is for you.)
    • Se lo compré a ellos. (I bought it to them.)

    enlightenedWhen "mí", "ti" and "sí" are combined with "con", they turn into the following forms: 

    • Conmigo: Vente conmigo. (Come with me.)
    • Contigo: Me quedaré contigo hasta el final. (I will stay with you till the end.)
    • Consigo: Trajo consigo toda la información necesaria. (He brought the necessary information with him.) 


    And now keep on learning with our  Spanish personal pronoun subpages. 


    Spanish personal pronouns practice quiz

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    1 Subject pronouns in Spanish Learn the Spanish subject pronouns!
    2 Spanish direct object pronouns Learn the Spanish direct object pronouns!
    3 Spanish indirect object pronouns Learn the Spanish indirect object pronouns!
    4 Double object pronouns in Spanish Learn the Spanish double object pronouns!
    5 Spanish prepositional pronouns Learn the Spanish prepositional pronouns!