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esto /eso /aquelo are neuter nouns (neutro) as well as singular nouns.
Are there plural counterpart for esto /eso /aquelo?

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    Hi, sunxqun!

    In portuguese we say ISTO, ISSO and AQUILO.
    There are no plural for these words. Otherwise, there are a lot of words similar, like ESTE, ESTA, ESSE, ESSA, AQUELE and AQUELA. To put this words in plural you just need to add a letter "s" in the end of the words.

    I´m sorry about my english, but i´m still learning.
    Hope you understand and enjoy.
    Portuguese demonstrative nouns:

    Nearby objects:

    isto - no plural (isto: this one with me, this thing with me; note: isto is used when the object is in the speaker's influence sphere)
    ex.: Isto é meu! (It's mine!)

    isso - no plural (isso: this one with you, this thing with you; note: isso is used when the object is in the listener's influence sphere)
    ex.: Isso só você sabe (Only you know about it)

    este - estes (este: this; estes: these; note: masculine nouns only, used when the object is in the speaker's influence sphere)
    ex.: Este é o meu trabalho (This is my job)

    esta - estas (esta: this; estas: these; note: feminine nouns only, used when the object is in the speaker's influence sphere)
    ex.: Esta é minha mãe (This is my mother)

    esse - esses (esse: this; esses: these; note: masculine nouns only, used when the object is in the listener's influence sphere)
    ex.: Esse é o seu trabalho (This is your job)

    essa - essas (essa: this; essas: these; note: feminine nouns only, used when the object is in the listener's influence sphere)
    ex.: Essa é sua filha? (Is this your daughter?)

    So you have, for nearby objects:
    isto - este/esta - estes/estas (speaker's influence sphere)
    isso - esse/essa - esses/essas (listener's influence sphere)

    Farther objects:

    aquilo - no plural (aquilo: that, that thing)
    aquele - aqueles (aquele: that one; aqueles: that ones; note: masculine nouns)
    aquela - aquelas (aqueal: that one; aqueals: that ones; note: feminine nouns)

    So you have, for farther objects:
    aquilo - aquele/aquela - aquele/aquelas

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