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Orthography of demás and de más, aparte and a parte


Demás y De más

Demás is a indefinite pronoun that equals to "otro, otros, otras". In certain cases, it is preceded by the articles lo, los, las.

Vinieron al entierro Paquita, Paco y demás familia.
Paquita, Paco and the rest of the family came to the funeral.

Tú te irás de vacaciones la semana que viene y los demás cuando tú vuelvas.
You will go on vacation next week and the others when you come back.

De más is the combination of the preposition "de" adverb of quantity "más". It expresses the highest degree of something or an excess of something.

Es la persona de más buenos modales que conozco.
He is the most polite person I know.

No me pongas tanto azúcar en el café. Has puesto de más.
Don't add too much sugar to my coffee. You have add too much.

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