Gender of nounsIn Spanish, nouns are classified as masculine (used with the articles eland un) or feminine (used with the articles laand una).elestereotipo stereotypelaimagen imageunrasgo trait, featureuna característica characteristicTwo primary clues can help you correctly identify the gender of most Spanish nouns.1. Meaning: biological sex = grammatical genderWhen a Spanish noun refers to a male being, it is masculine; when the noun refers to a female being, it is feminine.el padre fatherla madre motherel toro bullla vaca cowWhen a noun refers to a being that can be of either sex, the corresponding article indicates gender. Sometimes the word will have a different form for masculine and feminine.el artista / laartista artistelestudiante / laestudiante studentelespañol / laespañolaSpaniardel profesor/ la profesoraprofessorThe following nouns are exceptions; they may refer to either men or women, but their grammatical gender is fixed.
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