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gender and number - MURPHY Nouns name people animals places...

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Nouns name people, animals, places or things. You need to remember the following things about nouns in Spanish: All nouns have gender. ( i.e. masculine & feminine ) el chico (masculine ) la chica (feminine ) la falda ( feminine ) el pelo ( masculine ) index MURPHY
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Usually a noun is masculine if it ends in an “o” and feminine if it ends in an “a”. However, when a word ends in a consonant you need to memorize the definite article with the noun. Here are some examples of nouns that end in consonants: el suéter (masculine ) la mujer (feminine ) la estudiante ( feminine ) el hombre ( masculine ) index
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When nouns identify only one item, they are singular . Here are some examples of nouns that in the singular form: el señor (masculine ) la blusa (feminine ) la maestra ( feminine ) el estudiante ( masculine ) index
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When nouns identify more than one item, they are plural . Here are some examples of nouns that in the plural form: los señores (masculine ) las blusas (feminine ) las maestras ( feminine ) los estudiantes ( masculine ) index
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  • Spring '12
  • EuniceUrbina-Horning
  • Spanish, Grammatical number, La estudiante

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