The Indefinite Article in Spanish   By Ron Slone

Spanish Grammar Definite and Indefinite Articles The Indefinite Article
Overview

Articles are more common in Spanish than in English. An article is a noun modifier and it is placed before the noun. In English some examples of articles are: “the”, “a”, “an” and "some". They are divided into: definite and indefinite articles.

There are 4 indefinite articles ( “a/an” & “some”)

    un – a / an (before masculine, singular noun)
    una – a / an (before feminine, singular noun)
    unos – some (before masculine, plural noun)
    unas – some (before feminine, plural noun)

Examples:
Yo quiero un auto rápido.
   I want a fast car.

Trabajo en una granja.
   I work on a farm.

Compre unos chocolates para Paulo.
   I bought some chocolate for Paulo.

Buenos días, ¿le importaría que le hiciera unas preguntas?
   Hello, would you mind answering some questions?

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