Conjunctive Object Pronouns  

Object Pronouns are divided into Disjunctive Object Pronouns and Conjunctive Object Pronouns.[1]

When used as the subject or the object of a verb, a personal pronoun is said to be in the conjunctive form (used in conjunction with the verb).

Conjunctive Object Pronouns
me me
te you (familiar)
lo him, you, it (m)
la her, you, it (f)
se himself, herself, yourself
nos us
os you (familiar)
los them, you (m)
las them, you (f)
se themselves, yourselves

m - masculine
f - feminine

Examples

Conjunctive, direct or indirect object of verb (without a preposition).

Él me[2] ama he loves me
Él nos ama he loves us
Él te ama he loves you
Él os ama he loves you
Él lo (or) le ama he loves him, it, m.
Él los ama he loves them,m.
Él la ama he loves her, or it, f.
Él las ama he loves them, f.
More Examples
Él me da he gives me (to me)
Él te da he gives you (to you)
Él le da he gives him (to him), her (to her), it (to it)
Él nos da he gives us (to us)
Él os da he gives you (to you)
Él les da he gives them (to them, m. and f.)

The direct and indirect object of verb may also be rendered by the pronoun in the Disjunctive form preceded by á, as:

á mí me or to me direct and indirect object
á tí you or to you direct and indirect object
á él him or to him, direct and indirect object
it (m.) or direct and indirect object
to it (m.) direct and indirect object
á ella her or to her, direct and indirect object
it (f.) or direct and indirect object
to it (f.) direct and indirect object
á nosotros-as us or to us direct and indirect object
á vosotros-as you or to you direct and indirect object
á ellos them or direct and indirect object
to them (m.) direct and indirect object
á ellas them or direct and indirect object
to them (f.) direct and indirect object

We have then a double form for the pronouns used as direct and indirect object of verb--one Conjunctive, the other Disjunctive.
The Conjunctive form is that in general use.
The Disjunctive form is employed when emphasis or distinctness is required. It is seldom used alone,[3] Spaniards preferring to use it as a repetition after having used the Conjunctive form, as:

  • Él me ama á mí.
    He loves me.
  • Él nos vende á nosotros géneros estampados y á V. géneros de fantasía.
    He sells to us printed cloth and to you fancies.
  • Yo le quiero ver á él y no á ella.
    I wish to see him and not her.
  • Déle V. el dinero á él y los libros á ella.
    Give him the money and her the books.
  • Dé V. el dinero á él y los libros á ella.
    Give him the money and her the books.
Footnote 1: Grammarians often give the names:
  • Nominative case for the Subject pronouns
  • Accusative case for the Direct object pronouns
  • Dative case for the Indirect object pronouns
Footnote 2: In the conjunctive form the 1st and 2nd persons are
the same for both direct and indirect objects, but the 3rd pers.
differs.
Footnote 3: In sentences like "Le pagarán más que á mí" (they will pay
him more than me), "me pagarán" is understood after que.
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