Quick answer
"Fam" is an abbreviation which is often translated as "familia", and "your" is an adjective which is often translated as "tu". Learn more about the difference between "fam" and "your" below.
An abbreviation is the shortened form of a word or group of words (e.g. "UFO" = "unidentified flying object"; "p." = "page").
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
a. la familia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
What are you doing tonight? - Just having dinner with the fam, then watching some TV.¿Qué haces esta noche? - Voy a cenar con mi familia y entonces veré un poco de tele.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (possessive; used to address one person)
a. tu
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
Did you find your wallet?¿Encontraste tu cartera?
Don't forget to pick up your bags once we land.No te olvides de recoger tus maletas cuando aterricemos.
b. su
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
Would you like me to pick up your children from school, sir?¿Quiere que recoja a sus hijos de la escuela, señor?
2. (possessive; used to address multiple people)
a. su (plural)
Children, where is your mother?Niños, ¿dónde está su madre?
b. vuestro (plural)
Regionalism used in Spain
I will return your quizzes on Monday.Devolveré vuestras pruebas el lunes.
Your car is parked in the parking lot.Vuestro coche está aparcado en el aparcamiento.
3. (impersonal)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Sleeping eight hours a day is good for your health.Dormir ocho horas cada noche es bueno para la salud.
Too much television is bad for your eyes.Ver mucha televisión es malo para la vista.
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