Wikipedia lists both tú and vos as second person familiar singular pronouns. How can I differentiate between these in my fancy conjugation chart I am making?

(This is my first question here; I apologize if it's not very good.)

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    It would depend of where you plan to use your fancy chart. Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, parts of Bolivia? Hablá de vos. Most of the rest? Habla de tú.
    – Gaviota
    Commented Nov 8, 2020 at 6:43
  • If you want to know the differences between the verb conjugations in form and in vos form, this might help. Is that what you are looking for?
    – wimi
    Commented Nov 8, 2020 at 9:16

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Yes, they're conjugated differently. Here you have a chart, but, as a general rule (for regular verbs), vos works like vosotros but removes the last i, unless it's a third-conjugation verb (ended in -ir in infinitive).

Keep in mind that tú is the most commonly used one, and vos is mostly for Argentina and Uruguay (maybe somewhere else too, but not too common). Vosotros is like you guys, for more than one person, and only used in Spain. If you don't want to learn Castillian Spanish, maybe you want to study vos conjugations from zero instead of learning vosotros first.

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    Vos is also very common in Paraguay, widely used in several countries in Central America, and lots of regions in most countries of the Americas.
    – pablodf76
    Commented Nov 9, 2020 at 0:56
  • I am not so sure that it is "conjugated differently" as much as "in the countries where vos is common, the second person singular is usually conjugated this way." I mean, it would be correct for an Argentinian to say "tú tenés" or "vos sois".
    – SJuan76
    Commented Nov 9, 2020 at 8:11

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