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"Alfalfa" is a noun which is often translated as "la alfalfa", and "etc." is an abbreviation which is often translated as "etc.". Learn more about the difference between "alfalfa" and "etc." below.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (botany)
a. la alfalfa
(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)
Carlos farms alfalfa in California's Palo Verde Valley.Carlos cultiva alfalfa en el valle de Palo Verde en California.
2. (culinary)
a. la alfalfa
(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)
Alfalfa has a very high nutritional value.La alfalfa tiene un valor nutritivo muy alto.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
3. (culinary)
a. de alfalfa
I like to eat alfalfa sprouts in my sandwiches instead of lettuce.Me gusta comer sándwiches con brotes de alfalfa en lugar de lechuga.
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An abbreviation is the shortened form of a word or group of words (e.g. "UFO" = "unidentified flying object"; "p." = "page").
abbreviation
1. (et cetera)
a. etc.
We went to the market to buy fish, meat, fruit, etc.Fuimos al mercado a comprar pescado, carne, fruta, etc.
b. etcétera
The winner thanked his wife and children, his friends, his colleagues, etc.El ganador dio las gracias a su mujer e hijos, amigos, compañeros, etcétera.
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