Possessive Adjectives and Pronouns
Chapter 4
Stressed possessive adjectives
Masculine
Feminine
mío(s)
mía(s)
my; (of) mine
tuyo(s)
tuya(s)
your; (of) yours (fam.)
suyo(s)
suya(s)
your; (of) yours (form.);
his; (of) his; her; (of) hers; its
nuestro(s)
nuestra(s)
our; (of) ours
vuestro(s)
vuestra(s)
your; (of) yours (fam.)
your; (of) yours (form.); their; (of) theirs
suyo(s)
suya(s)
¡ATENCIÓN!
 Used with un/una, these possessives are similar in meaning to
the English expression of mine/yours/etc.
Juancho es un amigo mío.
Juancho is a friend of mine.
Stressed possessive adjectives
Stressed possessive adjectives must agree in gender and number
with the nouns they modify.

su impresora
her printer
her printer
nuestros televisores 
our television sets
la impresora suya
los televisores nuestros
our television sets
Stressed possessive adjectives
Stressed possessive adjectives are placed after the noun they
modify, while unstressed possessive adjectives are placed before
the noun.
Son mis llaves.
They are my keys.
Son las llaves mías.
They are my keys.
Stressed possessive adjectives
A definite article, an indefinite article, or a demonstrative adjective
usually precedes a noun modified by a stressed possessive
adjective.
Me encantan unos discos compactos tuyos.
I love some of your CDs.
Me encantan los discos compactos tuyos.
I love your CDs.
Me encantan estos discos compactos tuyos.
I love these CDs of yours.
Possessive pronouns
Possessive pronouns are used to replace a noun + [possessive
adjective].
In Spanish, the possessive pronouns have the same forms as the
stressed possessive adjectives, and they are preceded by a
definite article.
la calculadora nuestra 
el fax tuyo

los archivos suyos
la nuestra
el tuyo

los suyos
Possessive pronouns
A possessive pronoun agrees in number and gender with the noun it
replaces.
—Aquí está mi coche. ¿Dónde está el tuyo?
—Here’s my car. Where is yours?
—El mío está en el taller de mi hermano.
—Mine is at my brother’s garage.
—¿Tienes las revistas de Carlos?
—Do you have Carlos’ magazines?
—No, pero tengo las nuestras.
—No, but I have ours.
Possessive pronouns
¡ATENCIÓN!
The definite article (el/la) is usually omitted when a stressed
possessive follows the verb ser.
Perdone, ¿pero es suya esta cámara?
No, no es mía.
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