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"African American" is a noun which is often translated as "el afroamericano", and "Negro" is an adjective which is often translated as "negro". Learn more about the difference between "African American" and "Negro" below.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (American of African descent)
a. el afroamericano
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la afroamericana
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Althea Gibson was the first African American to win Wimbledon and the US Open.Althea Gibson fue la primera afroamericana en ganar Wimbledon y el Abierto de Estados Unidos.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
2. (of African-American origin)
a. afroamericano
The museum has an exhibition of contemporary African American art.El museo tiene una exhibición de arte afroamericana contemporánea.
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Negro(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g., cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(African-American)
a. negro
There were several "negro leagues" that were formed before the integration of professional baseball.Había varias "ligas negras" que se formaron antes de la integración del béisbol profesional.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
2.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g., cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(person of African origin)
a. el negro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la negra
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
In the United States, people of African descent are no longer called "Negroes" because it is considered offensive.En los Estados Unidos, las personas de ascendencia africana ya no se llaman "Negros" porque se considera ofensivo.
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