In Spanish, the relative superlative construction is similar to that of the comparative: definite article + noun + más/ menos + adjective + de.
How do you form a superlative in Spanish?
It can be formed by simply adding the adverb muy (very) before the adjective. Tu novia es muy guapa. → Your girlfriend is very pretty. Other adverbs such as tan (so), sumamente (extremely) and bien (really) can also be employed to express the absolute superlative of adjectives, at times even simultaneously.
What is a superlative in Spanish example?
Examples of sentences using superlatives in Spanish
Fernando is the highest in the class. Alejandra es la más joven del grupo. Alejandra is the youngest of the group. China es el país más poblado del mundo. China is the most populous country in the world.
What is the structure of superlatives?
Superlative adjectives are used to describe an object which is at the upper or lower limit of a quality (the tallest, the smallest, the fastest, the highest). They are used in sentences where a subject is compared to a group of objects. Noun (subject) + verb + the + superlative adjective + noun (object).
How do you make a superlative comparison in Spanish?
Superlatives in Spanish
When a person or thing has the most or the least of a quality, we use superlatives. In English, the equivalence is adjective or adverb + ‘-est’ or the least/most + adjective or adverb. In Spanish, the construction is definite article (el/la/los/las) + más + adjective or adverb.
How do superlative adjectives work in Spanish?
Superlative adjectives are used to compare three or more nouns. They are often used to talk about the most or the least of something. Adjectives are used to compare and contrast nouns in Spanish in comparisons of equality, comparisons of inequality, and in superlatives.
What four adjectives have their own comparative forms in Spanish?
The adjectives bueno (“good”), malo (“bad”), joven (“young”), and viejo (“old”) have irregular comparative forms: mejor (“better”), peor (“worse”), menor (“younger”), and mayor (“older”), respectively.