chris asked in Society & CultureLanguages · 1 month ago

what subject pronoun in spanish refers to Pedro y Marcos?

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

     

    In Spanish, the subject pronoun for the 3rd person plural may be "ellos" (they, masculine) or "ellas" (they, feminine). "Ellos" is used to refer to two or more men/boys or to a group of people which includes at least a man/boy. "Ellas" is used to refer to two or more women/girls.

    Pedro (a man/boy) --> Subject pronoun: él

    Marcos (a man/boy) --> Subject pronoun: él

    Pedro y Marcos (2 men/boys) --> Subject pronoun: ellOs (él + él)

    Ana (a woman/girl) --> Subject pronoun: ella

    Lucía (a woman/girl) --> Subject pronoun: ella

    Ana y Lucía (2 women/girls) --> Subject pronoun: ellAs (ella + ella)

    Ana (a woman/girl) --> Subject pronoun: ella

    Pedro (a man/boy) --> Subject pronoun: él

    Ana y Pedro (a woman/girl and a man/boy) --> Subject pronoun: ellOs (ella + él)

    Ana (a woman/girl) --> Subject pronoun: ella

    Lucía (a woman/girl) --> Subject pronoun: ella

    Patricia (a woman/girl) --> Subject pronoun: ella

    Marcos (a man/boy) --> Subject pronoun: él

    Ana, Lucía, Patricia y Marcos (3 women/girls and a man/boy) --> Subject pronoun: ellOs (ella + ella + ella + él)  

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