1 - it either in front of or behind that noun based on the rules Adjectives and gender It's important to know that adjectives in dictionaries and

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An  adjective  is a word that modifies (describes) a noun. There are different  types of adjectives that indicate possession, demonstrate distance, and  make comparisons. A Spanish adjective will change its ending to match the  gender and number of the noun it describes. When you look up an  adjective in the dictionary, it is always listed in its singular masculine form. It  is up to you to know the rules to change an adjective to its feminine and/or  plural form. If you want to use an adjective correctly in a complete  sentence, you must consider the gender of the noun you want it to  describe. Then you must choose the correct form of the adjective and place 
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Unformatted text preview: it either in front of or behind that noun based on the rules. Adjectives and gender It's important to know that adjectives in dictionaries and vocabulary lists are always presented in their singular masculine form. In this form, most adjectives end in – o, but a few end in – e or a consonant. This section provides some extremely common adjectives you need to learn in order to understand the examples. Remember that the article in front of the noun will indicate the gender of the noun and the adjectives that follow the noun will match that gender....
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This note was uploaded on 11/06/2011 for the course SPAN 101 taught by Professor Oliveros during the Fall '09 term at Texas State.

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