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4 July 2018
Singular vs. Plural
No leiste ningún libro de italiano.
For "any Italian books" why is this not "nigunos libros italianos"?
This question relates to:Spanish lesson "Using the negative ningún (a, os, as) = not any"
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Inside the lesson we are saying that the plurals (ningunos/ningunas) are not often used. Only with certain nouns that are used in their plural forms, e.g gafas (glasses), pantalones (trousers)...
Here are some examples:
"No he comprado ningunas gafas de sol este verano.
-I didn't buy any sun glasses this summer.
" No tengo ningunos pantalones negros en mi armario.
I don't have any black trousers in my wardrove.
But, if it is a word that we use in singular and plural, e.g manzana/s,
"No tengo ninguna manzana en mi frutero"
I don't have any apples in my fruit bowl.
I hope this makes it clearer for you.
Gracias otra vez, Inma.
I understand what you said but why it is done this way is still confusing.
13 July 2018
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