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Demonstrative adjectives

  Masculine singular Feminine singular Masculine plural Feminine plural
this/these este esta estos estas
that/those ese esa esos esas
that/those (over there) aquel aquella aquellos aquellas

Demonstrative pronouns

  Masculine singular Feminine singular Masculine plural Feminine plural
this one/these ones éste ésta éstos éstas
that one/those ones ése ésa ésos ésas
that one /those ones (over there) aquél aquélla aquéllos aquéllas

 

They agree in number (singular/plural) and gender (masculine/feminine), e.g.

 

Me gusta este libro - I like this book.

Esta casa es más bonita que aquélla - This house is prettier than that one (over there).

Voy a comer estos caramelos - I am going to eat these sweets.

No quiero ésas (naranjas) sino aquéllas - I don't want those one (oranges) but those ones (over there).