their is always loro?

I don't understand. There are always different words for a masculine or a feminine object, and different for plurals. But we are only introduced to loro for "their", and i cant understand from the examples, is loro used for both feminine and masculine objects, and both for singular and plural forms? Thank you very much!!

May 13, 2014


the table in this article explains it clearly.

the same rule applies.
il loro/la loro or i loro/le loro -

examples Masculine - il loro libro / i loro libri - (Their book / Their books)

Feminine - la loro macchina / le loro macchine - (Their car / Their cars)

May 13, 2014

ok i see. thank you very much!!:)

May 14, 2014

Right, "loro" doesn't ever change. My only guess as to why it works that way is that is has its origins in a Latin noun form (meaning "of them") rather than in a possessive adjective like the rest, which would need to change for number and gender. That's just speculation on my part, though.

May 13, 2014
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