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"Español" is a noun which is often translated as "Spanish", and "anoche" is an adverb which is often translated as "last night". Learn more about the difference between "español" and "anoche" below.
español(
ehs
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pah
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nyohl
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (language)
a. Spanish
El español se habla en muchos países a través de cuatro continentes.Spanish is spoken in many countries across four continents.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
2. (nationality)
a. Spaniard
A muchos españoles les encanta el fútbol.Many Spaniards love soccer.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (of Spanish origin)
a. Spanish
No me gusta el cine español.I'm not fond of Spanish films.
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anoche(
ah
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noh
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cheh
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (general)
a. last night
Anoche no me podía dormir así que me puse a leer una revista.Last night I couldn't fall I sleep so I started to read a magazine.
b. yesterday evening
El gobierno hizo el anuncio anoche.The government made the anouncement yesterday evening.
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