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"El" is a definite article which is often translated as "the", and "tuyo" is an adjective which is often translated as "yours". Learn more about the difference between "el" and "tuyo" below.
el(
ehl
)
A definite article is a word that identifies a noun as as specific or known to the speaker (e.g. the girl).
1. (general)
a. the
El gato está en el tejado.The cat is on the roof.
El teléfono estaba encima de la mesa.The telephone was on top of the table.
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tuyo(
too
-
yoh
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1.
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(possessive; second person singular)
a. yours
¿Es tuyo el carro que está bloqueando el mío?Is that car that's blocking mine yours?
¿Esta pulsera es tuya? La encontré en el piso.Is this bracelet yours? I found it on the floor.
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
2.
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(possessive; second person singular)
a. yours
Este vestido, ¿es el tuyo?Is this dress yours?
Esta copa de vino es mía. La tuya está en la mesa.This glass of wine is mine. Yours is on the table.
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