16 - problema is masculine) primero first la primera hija...

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The word “apocope” means “cut short.” Some adjectives are called  apocopated  because their  endings are cut short in specific circumstances.  The apocopated adjectives listed below are usually placed in front of a noun, and, if that noun is  singular and masculine, only then should you drop the final –  o  of the adjective.  bueno good la buena chica the good girl el buen chico the good boy malo bad la mala situación the bad situation el mal problema the bad problem (remember that
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Unformatted text preview: problema is masculine) primero first la primera hija the first daughter el primer hijo the first son tercero third la tercera clase the third class el tercer ejemplo the third example uno one una pluma one pen (a pen) un libro one book (a book) alguno some alguna libertad some freedom algn dinero some money (notice that the shortened form has an accent mark because of the pronunciation rules) ninguno none, not any, no (to negate a noun) ninguna cmara no camera ningn tiempo no time...
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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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