Unformatted text preview: specific object. In English the indefinite article is the word a. When you request “a book” you are being much less specific than when you request “the book.” In Spanish, the indefinite article for a masculine noun is un, and the indefinite article for a feminine noun is una . una chica a girl un libro a book un hombre a man una silla a chair It doesn't matter whether you choose to learn el hombre or un hombre as long as placing el or un in front of the noun helps you remember that the word is masculine. La or una helps you remember that the word that follows is a feminine word. Later on, you will care about whether you want to say “a man” or “the man,” but for now, the articles are simply there to help you remember the gender of a noun....
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- Fall '09
- Spanish, Definite Article, Boy, Una silla