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"En" is a preposition which is often translated as "in", and "montaña" is a noun which is often translated as "mountain". Learn more about the difference between "en" and "montaña" below.
en(
ehn
)
A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
1. (indicating place)
a. in
Hay comida ya preparada en el supermercado.There's ready-made food in the supermarket.
b. on
Puedes poner los cubiertos en la mesa. You can put the silverware on the table.
2. (indicating time)
a. on
En 1969, aterrizamos en la luna.In 1969, we landed on the moon.
3. (indicating mode)
a. in
Si un oso te persigue, corre en zigzag.If a bear is chasing you, run in a zig-zag formation.
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montaña(
mohn
-
tah
-
nyah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (geography)
a. mountain
Escalaremos la montaña y acamparemos en la cima para despertar al amanecer.We will climb the mountain and camp at the summit to wake up at sunrise.
2. (mountainous area)
a. mountains
¿Qué provisiones debería comprar para acampar en la montaña?What supplies should I buy to camp in the mountains?
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