"Ser" is a copular verb which is often translated as "to be", and "participio" is a noun which is often translated as "participle". Learn more about the difference between "ser" and "participio" below.
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A copular verb links the subject of a clause to the predicate (e.g. My brother is tall).
1. (used to talk about characteristics)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (used to indicate origin)
3. (to serve as)
4. (used to talk about prices)
5. (to be composed of)
6. (used to indicate possession)
7. (to take place)
8. (to be associated with; used with "de")
An impersonal verb is a verb with no apparent subject (e.g. Llueve en España.).
9. (used to express time)
An auxiliary verb, or helper verb, is a conjugated verb that comes before a main verb and determines the main verb's tense, mood, or aspect (e.g. I have gone.).
10. (with the passive voice)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).