Spanish possessive pronouns (pronombres posesivos ) indicate possession.
They replace a noun preceded by a possessive adjective.
|Subject pronoun||Masculine singular||Feminine singular||Masculine plural||Feminine plural||English translation|
|Yo||el mío||la mía||los míos||las mías||mine|
|Tú||el tuyo||la tuya||los tuyos||las tuyas||yours|
|Él / Ella||el suyo||la suya||los suyos||las suyas||his / hers|
|Usted||el suyo||la suya||los suyos||las suyas||formal yours|
|Nosotros||el nuestro||la nuestra||los nuestros||las nuestras||ours|
|Vosotros||el vuestro||la vuestra||los vuestros||las vuestras||yours|
|Ellos / Ellas||el suyo||la suya||los suyos||las suyas||theirs|
|Ustedes||el suyo||la suya||los suyos||las suyas||formal yours|
Each possessive pronoun has four forms that must agree in gender and number with the noun they replace.
These pronouns are the same as the long forms of possessive adjectives, but are always used with the definite article.
Since the third person pronouns refer to his/hers/formal yours, you may need to clarify your message by using the definite article + de + él/ella/Usted/ellos/ellas/Ustedes.
By replacing both the noun and the possessive adjective which precedes it, possessive pronouns avoid repetitions.
Olvidé mi télefono. ¿Puedo utilizar el tuyo? (I forgot my phone. May I use yours?)
To refer to a concept or idea, use the neuter possessive form lo + the masculine possessive pronoun.
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