11 Answered Questions for the topic adjetivos

06/25/19

Bonita, linda, hermosa, bella, and guapa: what's the difference?

I've seen all of these used to mean 'pretty', although 'hermosa' seems to mean beautiful and 'guapa' seems to mean handsome. Are there any subtle differences them? For instance, in English being... more

06/20/19

Which is the diminutive for "sabroso"? "Sabrosita" or "sabrocita"?

The word is *sabroso* and am wondering which is the correct diminutive form? - Sabrocita, or- Sabrosita I've seen both used in writings, names of restaurants, etc. Is there a rule?

06/17/19

Significance of adjective placement?

In Spanish, adjectives typically come after the noun they modify. However, there are some cases when the adjective comes before the noun, and usually (always?) with a change in meaning. ... more

03/19/19

Cuando se utiliza primero y primera?

Porque se dice *primero* en *primero plato* y no *primer* como en *primer numero*? Cual es la diferencia? Estoy confundido

03/19/19

Porque se llama "Santa Fe", no "Fe Santa"?

Pense que si el adjetivo va siempre antes del sustantivo, excepto en casos de cantidad ('muchas casas', 'diez perros', etc.) Recientemente me he dado cuenta de que "Santa Fe" no se refiere a un... more

03/18/19

Is there a difference between "poco" and "un poco"?

In English, there's a subtle but definite difference between *few* and *a few*: > A few men went to the party. (*Some people went*) > > Few men went to the party. (*Nobody or almost... more

03/14/19

Gender of adjectives when no noun is defined?

I've always been taught that the gender of the adjective must agree with the noun. I was speaking to a friend about 'Orange is the New Black' (Netflix series), and couldn't decide how to... more

03/14/19

Bien vs buen/bueno/buena to describe something good?

I have encountered phrases like these: > La buena comida. > El buen hombre. > Buenos dias. However in none of these instances is it grammatically correct to substitute *bien* even... more

03/14/19

What's the "simo" in the following words?

- What's the "**simo**" doing on the following adjectives? - What rules should be applied to convert the adjectives to the corresponding "simo" adjective? - Can this be applied to all... more

03/14/19

Significance of adjective placement?

In Spanish, adjectives typically come after the noun they modify. However, there are some cases when the adjective comes before the noun, and usually (always?) with a change in meaning.... more

03/13/19

Cerca vs. acerca vs. cercano?

What is the exact difference between these words? If I were to translate, for instance, “I am near the bank”, which one of the following would be the best way to go and why: 1. *Estoy cerca del... more

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