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American English: /hɪz/
British English: /hɪz/

Translation of his in Spanish:


The translation su agrees in number with the noun which it modifies. his is translated by su, sus, according to what follows: his father/mother su madre/padre; his books/magazines sus libros/revistas. For his used with parts of the body,
  • (singular)
    his son/daughter
    su hijo/hija
    his sons/daughters
    sus hijos/hijas
    it's his house, not hers
    es la casa de él, no la de ella
    he broke his arm
    se rompió el brazo


The translation suyo reflects the gender and number of the noun it is standing for. his is translated by el suyo, la suya, los suyos, las suyas, depending on what is being referred to.
  • (singular)
    suyo, (-ya)
    suyos, (-yas)
    all that is his
    todo eso es suyo or de él
    his is blue
    el suyo/la suya es azul
    el/la de él es azul
    it isn't his, but hers
    no es de él, sino de ella
    his and hers
    para él y para ella
    a friend of his
    un amigo suyo or de él
    that habit of his
    esa costumbre suya
    esa costumbre que tiene

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