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When to use "sua" or "tua"

In the following sentences you can see what i mean, i don't know when to use "sua" or "tua".
What's the difference between them?

* Ela lê a tua carta.
* Ela lê a sua carta.


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For learning: Portuguese
Base language: Portuguese
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    "Tua" and "sua" are possessive pronouns related to personal pronouns "tu" and "ele/ela", respectively.
    "Sua" is also used in relation to the pronoun "você".

    In spoken portuguese "tu" and "você" mean the same thing: YOU.
    However, grammatically, "tu" is a personal pronoun and "você" is a title (pronome de tratamento), which is used as a personal pronoun.

    Problem is, when you use "você" you have to use the same possessive pronouns that "ele/ela" require (as if "você" was the 3rd person).

    Then, the both sentences are correct (Someone reads someone else's letter). The difference is: in the first sentence the letter's owner is treated by "tu" and in the second one "você".

    Tu tens uma carta.
    Ela lê a tua carta.

    Você tem uma carta.
    Ela lê a sua carta.

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