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"Español" is a noun which is often translated as "Spanish", and "Inés" is a proper noun which is often translated as "Agnes". Learn more about the difference between "español" and "Inés" below.
español(
ehs
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pah
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nyohl
)
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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Inés(
ee
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nehs
)
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
1. (name)
a. Agnes
Inés y Beatriz han sido mejores amigas desde la primaria.Agnes and Beatrice have been best friends since elementary school.
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