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Old October 14, 2013, 11:50 PM
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Question Possessives for Voseo

I haven't been online in a month (haha sorry) but now I come back with a question, and I just want to make sure:
For Voseo in Argentina, do you change your possessives as well? For example, does it stay as tuyo/tus/tuyos/tuyas and vuestro/vuestra/etc. or is it different in Voseo?
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Old October 15, 2013, 06:11 AM
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The plural second-person possessive determiners aren't used in Argentina. They use 'sus' like everyone else in the Western Hemisphere.
They also use the possessive determiners 'tu' and 'tus', like everyone else on this side of the world.
The possessive pronouns, 'tuyo', etc., are used as expected.

Only the subject pronoun is different - being replaced with vos, and this is only done in certain moods.

The only object pronoun that differs is found in the comitative case, where 'contigo' is replaced with 'con vos'.

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Old October 15, 2013, 02:18 PM
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Old October 29, 2013, 07:29 PM
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Just to make it clearer.

is always replaced by vos.

Conjugation is different in the present indicative, imperative and sometimes in the present subjunctive.

Possessive adjectives or pronouns are the same.

The tonic pronoun is different: por ti —> por vos, contigo —> con vos

Non tonic pronoun te (DO or IO) does not change.

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