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Éstas vs. Estas

Gary M.C1Kwiziq community member

Éstas vs. Estas

I am confused by when to use éstas with a tilde and when not to.  And would this sentence work without using either?  Just saying ...zonas de ocio sino que también permiten a la población...


Además, las zonas verdes no son consideradas exclusivamente como zonas de ocio sino que éstas también permiten a la población estudiar horticultura.
Asked 4 months ago
SilviaKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hola Gary

Certainly! Given the 2010 update by the Real Academia Española (RAE), there is no need for accents on demonstrative pronouns like "este", "ese" and "aquel" when they are not used to avoid ambiguity. It is recommended not to accentuate these pronouns with the new rule, but the accented version is still included as valid to avoid penalizing severely those who continue to use the accent.

Besides, it would be "estas zonas verdes" without the accent on the demonstrative adjective (these never were accentuated anyway).

I appreciate your understanding, and feel free to reach out if you have any more questions!

Buen finde

Silvia

Éstas vs. Estas

I am confused by when to use éstas with a tilde and when not to.  And would this sentence work without using either?  Just saying ...zonas de ocio sino que también permiten a la población...


Además, las zonas verdes no son consideradas exclusivamente como zonas de ocio sino que éstas también permiten a la población estudiar horticultura.

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