ustedes

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Spanish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From usted.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /usˈtedes/, [usˈt̪eðes]
  • (file)

Pronoun[edit]

ustedes m, f, pl

  1. (formal in Spain, Equatorial Guinea, Philippines) you (plural)
  2. (Latin America, Canary Islands, Western Andalusia) you (plural)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Functionally, usted and ustedes are second person pronouns, but grammatically, the verbs they govern are conjugated in the third person (except in Western Andalusia, where they are conjugated in the second person). See Appendix:Spanish pronouns for details.

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