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"Ella" is a pronoun which is often translated as "she", and "ello" is a pronoun which is often translated as "it". Learn more about the difference between "ella" and "ello" below.
ella(
eh
-
yah
)
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
1. (third person singular)
a. she (subject)
Ella publicó un libro acerca de la epidemiología. She published a book about epidemiology.
b. her (object)
Voy a hablar con ella para ver si nos puede aconsejar.I'm going to talk to her and see if she can advise us.
c. it (things or animals)
Esa es mi casa. Detrás de ella hay un garaje.That's my house. Behind it, there's a garage.
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ello(
eh
-
yoh
)
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
1. (neutral)
a. it
Estoy cansada, pero no por ello voy a rendirme.I'm tired, but I'm not going to give up because of it.
Si quieres algo, lucha por ello. If you want something, fight for it.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (psychology)
a. id
El ello es uno de tres componentes en el modelo freudiano de la psique. The id is one of three major components in the Freudian model of the psyche.
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