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Nationality names in Spanish
There are some tips and rules you have to know in order to use and write correctly these words.
Writing nationality names in Spanish
First of all, you have to know that country names are capitalized in Spanish, but nationalities aren’t, such as months and days of the week. It’s ok if you make some mistakes at first – don’t worry, you will get used to it soon.
Learn countries names first
It’s very important to know the country and region names before trying to learn nationalities in Spanish. Some country names are quite similar in English and Spanish, but most of them are quite different. If you don’t know country and region vocabulary, I recommend you to stop reading, go to our post about this, do the online activity and come back.
Nationality words ending
Once you know the most important country names, you will notice that nationality words are formed by adding an ending to the country names (España + -ol = español). Sometimes, the country name part has some changes (Grecia + -o = griego). There are a lot of different endings for these words. Knowing them by heart is crazy! You will learn these words by familiarizing with them.
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