Quien – Relative Pronoun

Quien - Spanish relative pronounThe relative pronoun quien joins a main clause to a dependent or relative clause, replaces one or more words, and can only refer to people. The plural form is quienes.

Redundant Object Pronouns

Redundant Spanish pronounsIn Spanish, an object pronoun, either direct or indirect, is often used in addition to the actual noun that it would normally replace. In some cases, this redundant object pronoun is required, while other times it’s simply stylistic.

   

Reflexive Pronouns

Spanish reflexive pronounsReflexive pronouns are used with pronominal verbs. They always agree with the subject of the sentence and are usually placed directly in front of the verb.

   

Relative Pronouns

Spanish relative pronounsJust like in English, a Spanish relative pronoun (que, quien, donde, el que, el cual) links a dependent/relative clause (i.e., a clause that cannot stand alone) to a main clause.

   

Subject Pronouns

SpanishThe subject of a sentence is the person or thing which performs the action. Subject pronouns replace this person or thing. You must understand subject pronouns before you begin conjugating Spanish verbs, as the form of verbs changes for each one.

   

Tú vs Ud.

You in SpanishThe distinction between and Ud. is one of the most confounding aspects of Spanish, and one of the most basic. The influence it has on verb conjugations and pronouns is considerable, but more than that, the choice of or Ud. is a matter of etiquette.

   

Todo

Todo is a very common and versatile word in Spanish. It can be used as an adjective or as a pronoun.