Spanish Grammar: Nouns – Singular and Plural

Spanish Grammar: Nouns - Singular and Plural

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Spanish Grammar: Nouns – Singular and Plural
la gramática española: los sustantivos – singulares y plurales

  • Indicates the number of objects in a statement.
  • Identify one object or many objects.

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If there is only one noun being talked about, the noun is SINGULAR.

If there is more than one noun being talked about, then the noun is PLURAL.

Be careful! Sometimes words in Spanish lose or gain accent marks when they change from singular to plural. In order to make singular nouns into plural nouns, follow this guide!

If the noun ends in a VOWEL : Add an “s”

mochila (backpack)
mochilas (backpacks)

libro (book)
libros (books)

estudiante (student)
estudiantes (students)

If the noun ends in a CONSONANT : Add an “es”

profesor (professor)
profesores (professors)

universidad (university)
universidades (universities)

papel (paper)
papeles (papers)

If the noun ends in a “Z” : Drop the “Z” and add “ces”

lápiz (pencil)
lápices (pencils)

voz (voice)
voces (voices)

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¿Qué es esto?
What is this?

¿Dónde están los libros?
Where are the books?

¿Quién tiene los papeles?
Who has the papers?

¿Cómo se cocinan las papas?
How are the potatoes cooked?

¿Cuándo vienen los profesores?
When are the professors arriving?

¿Por qué tiene una chaqueta?
Why do you have a coat?

¿Cuántos carros hay afuera?
How many cars are outside?

¿Cuáles colores le gustan más?
Which colors do you like more?

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