Spanish Possessive Pronouns  

Resources Spanish Grammar Spanish Pronouns Possessive Pronouns

Possessive Pronouns indicate possession or belonging making a reference to the owner and the object possessed. We cannot mistake them with possessive adjectives since these always go next to a noun; the pronouns replace it. The Spanish possessive pronouns are listed in the table below.

Singular Plural
el mío los míos
la mía las mías
el tuyo los tuyos
la tuya las tuyas
el suyo los suyos
la suya las suyas
el nuestro los nuestros
la nuestra las nuestras
el vuestro los vuestros
la vuestra las vuestras

A possessive adjective always accompanies a noun:

su pelota - his ball
nuestro carro - our car

A possessive pronoun replaces a noun:

Tus discos son más recientes que los míos.
- Your records are newer than mine.
Los nuestros son muy buenos.
- Ours are very good.
Podemos hacerlo con el tuyo.
- We can do it with yours.
Las sábanas pequeñas son suyas.
- The small sheets are yours.

  Vocabulary Flashcards
  Vocabulary Quiz
  Photo Quiz
  Spelling Quiz
  Sentence Flashcards
  Example Sentences
  Image-Sentence Match
  Word Order Quiz
  Multiple Choice Quiz
  A or B Quiz
  Fill In

Icon Legend

Icons are color coded by Spanish level:

Green = Beginner
Blue = Intermediate
Orange = Advanced

Black icons are unrelated to Spanish level:


Popular Phrase: spanish tutors online | Conjugated Verb: medir - to measure [ click for full conjugation ]