Superlative Degree   By Ron Slone

The superlative degree of adjectives or adverbs is formed by putting the definite article or a possessive pronoun before the comparative. When el (la, lo) is used as the article, both the comparative and superlative have the same form.

Let's look at a few examples:

Positive: bueno - good
Comparative: mejor - better
Superlative: el mejor - best

Positive: rico - rich
Comparative: más rico - richer
Superlative: el más rico - richest

Positive: aprisa - quickly
Comparative: más aprisa - more quickly
Superlative: lo más aprisa - most quickly

Example Sentences
Ése es el más rico de todos.
That man is the richest of all.
Ésa es mi mejor pluma.
That is my best pen.
Ése es el más rico de los dos.
That man is the richer of the two.

After a superlative de is used for the English ' in.'

París es la ciudad más bella del mundo.
Paris is the most beautiful city in the world.
Did you know that 123TeachMe.com contains the largest directory of Spanish language schools? Thousands of schools in hundreds of cities around the Spanish-speaking world.



http://www.nulengua.com



Popular Phrase: learn spanish games free | Spanish Adjectives | Conjugated Verb: mudarse - to move [=change residence] [ click for full conjugation ]

; ;