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"Californian" is an adjective which is often translated as "californiano", and "blond" is an adjective which is often translated as "rubio". Learn more about the difference between "Californian" and "blond" below.
Californian
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (from California)
a. californiano
The Californian vineyard produces both red and white wines.El viñedo californiano produce vinos tanto tintos como blancos.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (person from California)
a. el californiano
(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).
, la californiana
(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).
The new supervisor is a Californian. She loves to surf!La nueva supervisora es una californiana. ¡Le encanta hacer surf!
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blond(
bland
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (fair-haired)
a. rubio
I'm blond but my parents both have brown hair.Soy rubio pero mis padres son los dos morenos.
b. güero
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Before she was a redhead, now she is blonde.Antes era pelirroja, ahora está güera.
c. catire
Regionalism used in Venezuela
(Venezuela)
The blond boy is my son.El chico catire es mi hijo.
d. mono
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
The blond reporter is Canadian.El reportero mono es canadiense.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (person with fair hair)
a. el rubio
(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).
, la rubia
(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).
She is the only blonde in the family.Ella es la única rubia de la familia.
b. el güero
(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).
, la güera
(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).
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
There are three blonds in my history class.Hay tres güeros en mi clase de historia.
c. el catire
(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).
, la catira
(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).
Regionalism used in Venezuela
(Venezuela)
Is it true that men prefer blondes?¿Es verdad que los hombres prefieren las catiras?
d. el mono
(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).
, la mona
(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).
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
After spending the entire summer in the sun, she's now a blonde.Tras pasar el verano entero bajo el sol, ella ahora es mona.
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