Spanish Glossary: P

past participle: A form of a verb that expresses a completed action or a time gone by.

possessive adjective: A word that goes before the noun that’s possessed in order to express my, your, his, her, its, our, or their.

possessive pronoun: A word that replaces a noun and its possessive adjective and indicates ownership.

preposition: A word that connects nouns to nouns, verbs to verbs, or verbs to nouns/pronouns and shows their relationship to one another.

prepositional pronoun: A pronoun that serves as the object of a preposition and always follows the preposition.

preterit: Verb tense expressing a past action or state.

pronoun: A word that takes the place of a noun in a sentence.

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