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"Ella" is a pronoun which is often translated as "she", and "marta" is a noun which is often translated as "marten". Learn more about the difference between "ella" and "marta" below.
ella(
eh
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yah
)
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
1. (third person singular)
a. she (subject)
Ella publicó un libro acerca de la epidemiología. She published a book about epidemiology.
b. her (object)
Voy a hablar con ella para ver si nos puede aconsejar.I'm going to talk to her and see if she can advise us.
c. it (things or animals)
Esa es mi casa. Detrás de ella hay un garaje.That's my house. Behind it, there's a garage.
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marta(
mahr
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tah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (animal)
a. marten
La marta hizo su manida en un árbol hueco.The marten made its den in a hollow tree.
b. pine marten
La cola de la marta mide aproximadamente 25 centímetros.The tail of the pine marten is approximately 25 centimeters long.
2. (material)
a. sable
Esta bufanda de marta es perfecta para el invierno.This sable scarf is perfect for winter.
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