Listen to an audio pronunciation
vs
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Quick answer
"Esas" is an adjective which is often translated as "those", and "los" is a definite article which is often translated as "the". Learn more about the difference between "esas" and "los" below.
esas
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (feminine) (demonstrative)
a. those
¿Cómo se llaman esas muñecas rusas que están una dentro de la otra? - Se llaman matrioshkas.What's the name of those Russian dolls that are placed one inside the other? - They're called Matryoshka dolls.
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
2. (feminine) (demonstrative)
a. those
Estas son tus papas fritas, y esas son las mías.These are your fries, and those are mine.
b. those ones
Estas lámparas son muy bonitas también, pero creo que me voy a llevar esas.These lamps are very pretty too, but I think I'm going to take those ones.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
los(
lohs
)
A definite article is a word that identifies a noun as as specific or known to the speaker (e.g. the girl).
1. (plural)
a. the
Todos los asientos estaban ocupados.All the seats were taken.
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
2. (plural)
a. them
Escoja los plátanos que quiera y póngalos en una caja.Pick the bananas you prefer, and put them in a box.
b. you
Damas y caballeros, un guía los acompañará hasta la entrada.Ladies and gentlemen, a guide will walk you to the entrance.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
SpanishDict is the world's most popular Spanish-English dictionary, translation, and learning website.
© Curiosity Media Inc.  |  Ver en español
SOCIAL NETWORKS
APPS