The pronoun vosotros (bvoh-soh-trohs) (plural you) is used in spoken Spanish in Spain only. Spaniards use vosotros to informally address a group of people. In all other Spanish-speaking countries, vosotros is taught in the schools, but never used in normal conversation.
What Vosotros examples?
What is vosotros? I like to think of vosotros as the Spanish equivalent of “y’all” or “you guys.” In other words, use it to mean “you” when referring to multiple people in an informal situation. For example: ¿Vosotros vais a la fiesta de Pablo? (Are you guys going to Pablo’s party?)
What is Vosotros equivalent to?
Vosotros is very common in Spain and is used throughout. It is the equivalent to “y’all” or “you guys” as we would say in the upper Midwest.
How do you conjugate Vosotros?
If the subject is you-all – informal (vosotros/vosotras), conjugate by dropping the ending and add -áis, -éis, or ís. If the subject is they (ellos/ellas) or you-all – formal (ustedes), conjugate by dropping the ending and add -an (-ar verbs) or -en (-er and -ir verbs).
Does Vosotros mean y all?
The word vosotros means you all.
What’s the difference between TU and Vosotros?
Recently, I was speaking to a friend from Spain and I used the term usted.
Difference between Tú, Vos, Usted, Vosotros or Ustedes.
|Vosotros||You plural (mainly in Spain)|
|Ustedes||You formal plural|
Is usted still used?
In Spain, usted (singular) and ustedes (plural) are used as well. But this happens only for more formal occasions, or occasions where respect must be shown. So, if you meet the Pope while in Spain, be sure to use the usted form. In other Spanish-speaking countries, however, vosotros is never (or rarely) used.
What does ellos stand for?
vosotros–you all (informal, but used in only a few regions) Ustedes–You all (formal) Ellas–them (female) Ellos— them (all males or mixed males and female)
Why is Vosotros only used in Spain?
i remember when i studied basic Spanish, Vosotros is the plural form for “You” categorized as Informal You. The formal form(plural) is Ustedes. This is the reason why “vosotros” is only used in Espania. The people in Spain know when to use the formal and informal You in their country.
What are the four ways to say your in Spanish?
“You” in Spanish
|Pronoun||Number and Formality|
|tú||singular and informal|
|vos||singular and formal or informal|
|usted||singular and formal|
|vosotros||plural and informal|
What is the El form of Ser?
Ser is regular in the future tense, so you can apply the regular verb endings here.
Conjugating the Irregular Spanish Verb Ser (to Be)
|yo soy||I am|
|tú eres||You (informal) are|
|él/ella/ello/uno es||He/she/one is|
|usted es||You (formal) are|
What is yall in Spain?
Unlike English, Spanish does have a way to distinguish between a singular “you” and a plural “you.” To address a group of people as “you” use vosotros. Vosotros habláis español. You / Y’all / You guys speak Spanish. If the entire group you’re addressing is female, say vosotras instead.