"ustedes" meaning in Spanish

Pronoun

IPA: /usˈtedes/, [usˈt̪e.ð̞es]
  1. you (plural) Tags: Philippines, feminine, formal, in Spain, masculine, plural
  2. you (plural) Tags: Andalusia, Canary-Islands, Latin-America, Western, feminine, masculine, plural

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      "args": {
        "1": "es",
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      },
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  ],
  "etymology_text": "From usted.",
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          "kind": "other",
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        }
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        "feminine",
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    },
    {
      "categories": [
        {
          "kind": "other",
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          "parents": [],
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        },
        {
          "kind": "other",
          "name": "Latin American Spanish",
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        {
          "word": "vosotros"
        }
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      "tags": [
        "Andalusia",
        "Canary-Islands",
        "Latin-America",
        "Western",
        "feminine",
        "masculine",
        "plural"
      ]
    }
  ],
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    {
      "ipa": "/usˈtedes/"
    },
    {
      "ipa": "[usˈt̪e.ð̞es]"
    }
  ],
  "word": "ustedes"
}
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    "Spanish lemmas",
    "Spanish pronouns",
    "Spanish terms with IPA pronunciation",
    "Spanish terms with audio links"
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    {
      "word": "yo"
    },
    {
      "word": "me"
    },
    {
      "word": "mí1"
    },
    {
      "word": "nosotros"
    },
    {
      "word": "nos"
    },
    {
      "word": "nosotras"
    },
    {
      "word": "tú"
    },
    {
      "word": "te"
    },
    {
      "word": "ti1"
    },
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      "word": "vos"
    },
    {
      "word": "usted"
    },
    {
      "word": "le"
    },
    {
      "word": "se4"
    },
    {
      "word": "lo/la5"
    },
    {
      "word": "vosotros"
    },
    {
      "word": "os"
    },
    {
      "word": "vosotras"
    },
    {
      "word": "les"
    },
    {
      "word": "los/las5"
    },
    {
      "word": "él"
    },
    {
      "word": "lo"
    },
    {
      "word": "ella"
    },
    {
      "word": "la"
    },
    {
      "word": "ello7"
    },
    {
      "word": "ello"
    },
    {
      "word": "ellos"
    },
    {
      "word": "los"
    },
    {
      "word": "ellas"
    },
    {
      "word": "las"
    },
    {
      "word": "—"
    },
    {
      "word": "se"
    },
    {
      "word": "sí1"
    },
    {
      "word": "Not used with con"
    },
    {
      "word": "conmigo"
    },
    {
      "word": "contigo"
    },
    {
      "word": "and consigo are used instead"
    },
    {
      "word": "respectively"
    },
    {
      "word": "Like other masculine Spanish words"
    },
    {
      "word": "masculine Spanish pronouns can be used when the gender of the subject is unknown"
    },
    {
      "word": "when the subject is plural and of mixed gender"
    },
    {
      "word": "Treated as if it were third-person for purposes of conjugation and reflexivity"
    },
    {
      "word": "If le"
    },
    {
      "word": "les precedes lo"
    },
    {
      "word": "or las in a clause"
    },
    {
      "english": "e.g., Se lo dije instead of Le lo dije",
      "word": "it is replaced with se"
    },
    {
      "word": "Depending on the implicit gender of the object being referred to"
    },
    {
      "word": "Used primarily in Spain"
    },
    {
      "word": "Used only in rare circumstances"
    }
  ],
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      "categories": [
        "Equatorial Guinean Spanish",
        "Philippine Spanish",
        "Spanish Spanish",
        "Spanish formal terms"
      ],
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      "glosses": [
        "you (plural)"
      ],
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        "Philippines",
        "feminine",
        "formal",
        "in Spain",
        "masculine",
        "plural"
      ]
    },
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        "Canarian Spanish",
        "Latin American Spanish"
      ],
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        "you (plural)"
      ],
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        {
          "word": "vosotros"
        }
      ],
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        "Andalusia",
        "Canary-Islands",
        "Latin-America",
        "Western",
        "feminine",
        "masculine",
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      ]
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  ],
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    {
      "ipa": "/usˈtedes/"
    },
    {
      "ipa": "[usˈt̪e.ð̞es]"
    }
  ],
  "synonyms": [
    {
      "word": "Uds."
    },
    {
      "word": "Vds."
    },
    {
      "word": "vds"
    },
    {
      "word": "VV"
    },
    {
      "word": "UU"
    }
  ],
  "word": "ustedes"
}

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