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"I" is a noun which is often translated as "la i", and "they" is a pronoun which is often translated as "ellos". Learn more about the difference between "i" and "they" below.
i(
ay
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (letter)
a. la i
(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).
"India" begins with an i."India" empieza con una i.
b. la i latina
(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).
Do you write your name with an i or a y?¿Escribes tu nombre con una i latina o con una i griega?
I
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
2. (subject)
a. yo
Mark is from England, but I am from Spain.Mark es de Inglaterra, pero yo soy de España.
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they(
they
)
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
1. (subject)
a. ellos (masculine)
They work in the rail industry.Ellos trabajan en la industria ferroviaria.
b. ellas (feminine)
They are sisters.Ellas son hermanas.
2. (indefinite use)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
That's what they say!¡Eso es lo que se dice!
The lights in the sky never change, or so they thought.Las luces del cielo nunca cambian o eso pensaban.
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