algún

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin aliquis (anyone, someone) ūnus. Cognate with French aucun, Spanish alguno, Italian alcuno.

Determiner[edit]

algún m (feminine algunha, masculine plural algúns, feminine plural algunhas)

  1. some, any (a particular one, but unspecified)

Usage notes[edit]

All forms of algún contract when used following the contractions de (of, from) or en (in). So de algún contracts to dalgún, and en algunhas contracts to nalgunhas.


Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

algún m (apocopate, standard form alguno)

  1. (before the noun) apocopic form of alguno some

Usage notes[edit]

The form algún is used only before and within the noun phrase of the modified singular masculine noun. In other positions, alguno is used instead.