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Grammatical categories

Initially, it takes recognition of the infinitive to show in a first section, its grammatical category. Grammatical categories covered are: transitive, intransitive and pronominal. The Royal Spanish Academy (RAE) defines these categories as:

  • Transitive verb. Verbs that use direct object. For example, amar a Dios, decir la verdad.
  • Intransitive verb. Verbs that don’t use direct object. For example, nacer, morir, correr.
  • Pronominal verb. Verbs that use in all its forms an unstressed pronoun that agrees with the subject and has no role in part of speech. Some verbs are exclusively pronominals as arrepentirse, and others take some significant or expressive nuances in reflexive forms; for example, caer or morir.

The Conjugador TIP shows next to all forms of pronominal verbs its corresponding unstressed personal pronoun in brackets to indicate that, depending on use, must be accompanied by the pronoun. In the verbs that are exclusively pronominal bracket disappears to indicate mandatory accompany the conjugated form with its pronoun.

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