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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin illis, dative plural of ille. Compare Galician lles, Spanish les.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

lhes m or f (pl)

  1. plural of lhe

Usage notesEdit

  • Like other Portuguese dative pronouns, "lhes" should not be used to begin a sentence.
  • Synonyms are preferred instead, if used after the verb and its direct object.

SynonymsEdit

See alsoEdit

Portuguese personal pronouns (edit)
Number Person Nominative
(subject)
Accusative
(direct object)
Dative
(indirect object)
Prepositional Prepositional
with com
Non-declining
m f m f m and f m f m f m f
Singular First eu me mim comigo
Second tu te ti contigo você
o senhor a senhora
Third ele ela o
(lo, no)
a
(la, na)
lhe ele ela com ele com ela o mesmo a mesma
se (reflexive) si (reflexive) consigo (reflexive)
Plural First nós nos nós connosco (Portugal)
conosco (Brazil)
a gente
Second vós vos vós convosco vocês
os senhores as senhoras
Third eles elas os
(los, nos)
as
(las, nas)
lhes eles elas com eles com elas os mesmos as mesmas
se (reflexive) si (reflexive) consigo (reflexive)
Indefinite se (reflexive) si (reflexive) consigo (reflexive)