Galician Pronouns

This is a list of pronouns in Galician. This includes subject, object, and the possessive. These are used on a daily basis, so don't skip this lesson. We start with the object pronouns such as "I, you, her ..."

I: eu
You: ti (informal) / vostede (polite)
He: el
She: ela
We: nós
You (pl.): vós (informal) / vostedes (polite)
They: eles (M) / elas (F)

Here are samples to demonstrate how the object pronoun is used in a sentence.

I love you: ámote / quérote (informal)- ámoo / ámoa / quéroo / quéroa (polite M-F)
She is beautiful: ela é fermosa
We are happy: estamos felices
They are dancing: están bailando

Now we look into the subject pronoun such as "me, him, us, them ...".

Me: me
You: te / che
Him: lle / a el
Her: lle / a ela
Us: nos
You (pl.): vos
Them: os

These are examples to demonstrate how the subject pronoun is used in a sentence.

Give me your phone number: dame o teu número de teléfono (informal) / déme o seu número de teléfono (polite)
I can give you my email: podo darche (informal) / darlle (polite) o meu email
Tell him to call me: dille (informal) / dígalle (polite) que me chame
Can you call us?: podes / podedes chamarnos? (informal SG-PL)-pode / poden chamarnos? (polite SG-PL)

We reach now the possessive adjective part, used to refer to thing we possess. Examples: "my, our, their ...".

My: meu
Your: teu
His: seu
Her: súa
Our: noso
Your (pl.): voso
Their: seus

Here are samples to demonstrate how the possessive adjective is used.

My phone number is . . .: o meu número de teléfono é...
His email is . . .: o seu email é...
Our dream is to visit Spain: o noso soño é visitar España
Their country is beautiful: o seu país é fermoso

This is the possessive pronoun. Used as an alternative to the possessive adjectives above. Instead of saying "It is my dog" you can say "It is mine".

Mine: o meu, a miña
Yours: o teu, a túa
His: del
Hers: dela
Ours: o noso, a nosa
Yours (pl.): o voso, a vosa
Theirs: os seus, as súas

These are some examples of the possessive pronoun in a sentence.

The book is mine: o libro é meu
Is this pen yours?: este bolígrafo é teu? (informal) / este bolígrafo é de vostede? (polite)
The shoes are hers: os zapatos son dela
Victory is ours: a victoria é nosa

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