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"C" is a noun which is often translated as "la c", and "a" is an indefinite article which is often translated as "un". Learn more about the difference between "c" and "a" below.
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si
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (letter)
a. la c
(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).
"Constant" begins with a c."Constante" comienza con una c.
b. la ce
(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).
Is "ceder" written with a c or an s?¿"Ceder" se escribe con ce o con ese?
2. (music)
a. el do
(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).
He masterfully played the Piano Concerto Number 21 in C major by Mozart.Tocó magistralmente el Concierto para piano número 21 en do mayor de Mozart.
b. la C
(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).
Can you please play a C?¿Puedes tocar una C, por favor?
An abbreviation is the shortened form of a word or group of words (e.g. "UFO" = "unidentified flying object"; "p." = "page").
abbreviation
3. (Celsius)
a. C
The temperature today is 3°C.La temperatura hoy está a 3°C.
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a(
ey
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An indefinite article is a word that indicates that a noun is not specific (e.g. a girl).
1. (singular article)
a. un (masculine)
Give me a pencil.Dame un lápiz.
b. una (feminine)
Can I have an apple?¿Me das una manzana?
A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
2. (per)
a. por
I am paid $85 a day.Me pagan $85 por día.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (letter)
a. la a
(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).
My name starts with an A.Mi nombre empieza con una A.
4. (grade)
a. el sobresaliente
(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).
I got an A on all my exams.Saqué sobresaliente en todos los exámenes.
5. (music)
a. el la
(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).
Juan played an improvisation in A minor.Juan improvisó en la menor.
b. la A
(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).
Can you sing an A, please?¿Puedes cantar una A, por favor?
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