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"Birthday" is a noun which is often translated as "el cumpleaños", and "anniversary" is a noun which is often translated as "el aniversario". Learn more about the difference between "birthday" and "anniversary" below.
birthday(
buhrth
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dey
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (date of birth)
a. el cumpleaños
(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).
My mother's birthday is tomorrow.El cumpleaños de mi madre es mañana.
2. (date something began)
a. el aniversario
(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).
This month we celebrate our nation's birthday.Este mes celebramos el aniversario de nuestra nación.
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anniversary(
ah
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nih
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vuhr
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suh
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ri
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el aniversario
(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).
Today we are celebrating our sixth wedding anniversary.Hoy festejamos nuestro sexto aniversario de casados.
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