his
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his(
hihz
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (possessive)
a. su
He hates it when I borrow his computer.Odia que le tome prestada su computadora.
He loves to take care of his cats.Le encanta cuidar de sus gatos.
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
2. (possessive)
a. el suyo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la suya
(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).
My fries are crispy; I don't know about his.Mis patatas fritas están crujientes, no sé las suyas.
My son is younger than his.Mi hijo es más joven que el suyo.
b. el de él
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la de él
(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).
I have my suitcase, but the airline lost his.Yo tengo mi maleta, pero la aerolínea perdió la de él.
My kids are in kindergarten. His are in second grade.Mis hijos están en el kínder. Los de él están en el segundo grado.
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his
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (singular)
a. su
2. (plural)
a. sus
I took his cartomé su coche
3. (for parts of body, clothes)
a.
his eyes are bluetiene los ojos azules
he hit his headse dio un golpe en la cabeza
he put his hands in his pocketsse metió las manos en los bolsillos
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his [hɪz]
possessive adjective
(with singular noun) su; (with plural noun) sus
his book/table su libro/mesa; his friends sus amigos; he took off his coat se quitó el abrigo; he's washing his hair se está lavando el pelo; someone stole his car alguien le robó el coche
pronoun:possessive
(referring to singular possession) (el/la) suyoasuya;a suya (referring to plural possession) (los/las) suyosassuyas;as suyas
this book is his este libro es suyo or de él; is that car his? ¿es suyo or de él ese coche?; "whose is this?" — "it's his" —¿de quién es esto? —es de él; a friend of his un amigo suyo; my car is much bigger than his mi coche es mucho más grande que el suyo or el de él; "is this his coat?" — "no, his is black" —¿es este su abrigo? —no, el suyo or el de él es negro; "is this his scarf?" — "no, his is red" —¿es esta su bufanda? —no la suya or la de él es roja; my parents and his mis padres y los suyos or los de él
the one I like best is his
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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