• Spanish grammar
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  • 6 Spanish pronouns [0/32]
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  • 8 Sentence structure and word order in Spanish [0/4]
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  • 10 Spanish tenses and verb conjugation [0/27]
  • 10.1 Present tense in Spanish (el presente) [0/3]
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  • 10.2.1 Pretérito perfecto simple (indefinido) in Spanish [0/3]
  • 10.2.2 Pretérito perfecto compuesto in Spanish [0/3]
  • 10.2.3 Difference between Pretérito Perfecto and Indefinido [0/3]
  • 10.2.4 Pretérito Imperfecto in Spanish [0/3]
  • 10.2.5 Difference between imperfecto and indefinido [0/3]
  • 10.2.6 Pretérito pluscuamperfecto in Spanish [0/3]
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  • 11 Difference between "ser" and "estar" in Spanish [0/3]
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  • Spanish plural nouns

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    The Spanish plural form is formed by adding an -s or -es to the noun ending. The definite articles which indicate the plural form are los for the masculine and las for the feminine

    Singular nouns endings Plural nouns endings  Singular form Plural form
    vowel -s El gato (cat) Los gatos (cats)
    consonant  -es El reloj (clock) Los relojes (clocks)
    -z -ces El lápiz (pencil) Los lápices (pencil)

    -s

    -es

    El jabalí (wild boar)

    El tabú (taboo)

    Los jabalís / Los jabalíes (wild boars)

    Los tabús / Los tabúes (taboos)

    enlightenedNouns with the accent mark on the last syllable lose the accent mark.

      Examples: 

    • El colchón / Los colchones (mattress / mattresses)
    • La inglesa / Las inglesas (Englishwoman / Englishwomen)

    Irregular plural nouns

    When it comes to the plural form, there are some irregular group of words: 

    1. days of the week ending in -s
    2. compound words
    3. invariable plural nouns
    4. parts of the body / items of personal hygiene / clothing

    1. Days of the week ending in -s

    The los form of the definite article identifies the plural form of all the days of the week ending in -s.

    Examples: 

    • El lunes / Los lunes (Monday / Mondays) 
    • El martes / Los martes (Tuesday / Tuesdays)
    • El miércoles / Los miércoles (Wednesday / Wednesdays)
    • El jueves / Los jueves (Thursday / Thursdays)
    • El viernes / Los viernes (Friday / Fridays)

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    2. Compound words

    For compouns words, the plural ending has to be added only to the first element.

    Example: 

    El coche cama / Los coches cama (sleeping car / sleeping cars)

    3. Invariable plural nouns

    Some Spanish nouns are always plural

    Examples: 

    • Las afueras (the outskirts)
    • Las gafas (eyeglasses)
    • Las vacaciones (holiday)

    4. Parts of the body / items of personal hygiene / clothing

    Unlike English, when referring to parts of the body, items of personal hygiene and clothing, you should use the singular form in statements such as the following ones: 

    Lavaos la cara! (Wash your faces!)

    Se ponen la falda. (They put on their skirts.)