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"El" is a definite article which is often translated as "the", and "domingo" is a noun which is often translated as "Sunday". Learn more about the difference between "el" and "domingo" below.
A definite article is a word that identifies a noun as as specific or known to the speaker (e.g. the girl).
1. (general)
a. the
El gato está en el tejado.The cat is on the roof.
El teléfono estaba encima de la mesa.The telephone was on top of the table.
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (day of the week)
a. Sunday
El domingo nos quedamos a descansar en casa.On Sunday we stayed at home to rest.
2. (money given to a child on a weekly basis)
Regionalism used in Mexico
a. allowance
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Mis papás no me dan domingo.My parents don't give me an allowance.
b. pocket money (United Kingdom)
Compramos dulces con nuestro domingo.We bought sweets with our pocket money.
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