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A donde vs adonde

Michelle-F June 10, 2011, 4:45 am
I've seen "a donde" used in the Conversation Course book and "adonde" used in the Grammar book. Do these two words mean the same thing, but can be spelled in 2 different ways?
A donde vs adonde
Pascal-P June 10, 2011, 10:38 pm
They both mean the same thing: "to where?"

Traditionally, it was written as "A dónde", though now it is acceptable to write it as "Adónde".

Hope that helps.
A donde vs adonde
Esther-S June 15, 2011, 6:31 am
I recently looked up this one and found an example that helped me:
¿Dónde está el paquete y adónde va?

"Dónde" is: where is something located, and
"Adónde" is: "where to" (a=to dónde=where).

So, in that example of "Where is the package and where is it going?" the answer could be something like:
The package is in the mail bag (answers "dónde")
and is going to the post office (answers "adónde").

Hope it helps.
A donde vs adonde
Michelle-F June 17, 2011, 9:20 pm
Thanks Pascal!
A donde vs adonde

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