Drawing of Don Quijote done in 1955 for Picasso

Spanish grammar

In this section we are going to learn the most important topics of Spanish grammar with the help of Don Quijote and Sancho Panza of a simple and very entertaining way. Next, you can practise what you have learned on the exercises pages.


The Verbs - Part I

Definition

The verbs are a class of words formed by a root (or lexeme) and a completion (morpheme or ending), which function is to indicate actions or the persons' states, animals or things.

Root or lexeme Morpheme or ending
aventur expert
venc in
traduc imos

Below, the words in red sound verbs:

The freedom, Sancho,
it is one of the most beautiful gifts
that gave the skies to the men;
with her the treasures cannot be equal
that shuts the ground up and the sea conceals;
for freedom as well as for the honor,
it is possible to venture the life
and, on the contrary,
the captivity is