Spanish subject pronouns are usually used for contrastive emphasis, when the reference of the pronoun is otherwise clear from the context.
is the structural equivalent of English 'thou', but is much more frequently used.
English has distinct gender forms in 3 sg; Spanish has distinct gender forms in 3 sg and pl, and also in 1 pl.
English 3 sg 'it', which is neither masculine nor feminine, is very rarely translated in Spanish.
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