What is the difference between "Norteamericana" and "Norteamericano"?
norteamericano, -a adjective & masculine or feminine noun
- North American, American
norteamericana [nor-tay-ah-may-re-cah-no, nah] adjective
- North American (generally from U. (m & f)
I ask this because while learning in an audio lesson on my ipod, it said norteamericana was when addressing a woman, and yet it says it's either masculine or feminine on here...
It is. Norteamericano a man from N. America.
Norteamericana a woman from N. America.
Adjectives in Spanish can be either masculine or feminine depending upon the noun they modify.
norteamericana is the feminine form of the adjective and also the feminine noun.
norteamericano is the masculine form of the adjective and also the masculine noun.
es una mujer norteamicana (adjetivo) o ella es [una] norteamericana (sustantivo).
yes, the two words are either an adjective or a noun, masculine (ending in o) feminine (ending in a)