Adjectives –adjetivosAdjective – a word that describes a noun or distinguishes it from a group of other nouns.In English an adjective comes before the word it is describing and has one form.Ex: the redcarthe redcars Before carit has the same form even though there are more carsIn Spanish, an adjective comes after the noun and must agree with it in number and gender. So each adjective that ends in an “o” has four forms: masculine, feminine, singular and plural. Adjectives that end in an “e” or a consonant have two forms: singularand plural. Use these charts to help:Adj. that end in “O” have four forms. Let’s look at the word for “tall”SingularPluralMasculineAltoAltosFeminineAltaAltas Examples: The tall boy = elmuchachoaltoThe tall girl = lamuchachaaltaThe tall boys = losmuchachosaltosThe tall girls = lasmuchachasaltas Notice that the article, noun, and adjective must match in gender and number.
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