Spanish Articles

By SpanishGram

In Spanish grammar, there are indefinite articles (un, una, unos, unas) and definite articles (el/los, la/las,lo). Each article must agree in gender and number with the noun which it comes before.

 MASCULINEMASCULINEFEMININEFEMININE
SINGULARel
(the)
un
(a, an)
la
(the)
una
(a, an)
PLURALlos
(the)
unos
(a, an)
las
(the)
unas
(a, an)
 DEFINITEINDEFINITEDEFINITEINDEFINITE

Examples:

un libro – a book (indefinite, singular, masculine)

una carta – a letter (indefinite, singular feminine)

el hombre – the man (definite, singular, masculine)

la mujer – the women (definite, singular, feminine)

unos libros – some/few books (indefinite, plural, masculine)

unas cartas – some/few letters (indefinite, plural, feminine)

los hombres – the men (definite, plural, masculine)

las mujeres – the women (definite, plural, feminine)