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"Español" is a noun which is often translated as "Spanish", and "nieto" is a noun which is often translated as "grandson". Learn more about the difference between "español" and "nieto" 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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nieto(
nyeh
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toh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (relative)
a. grandson
Estoy muy emocionada porque mi nieto me viene a visitar mañana.I'm really excited because my grandson is coming to visit tomorrow.
b. grandkid
¡Cómo se parece tu nieto a ti!Your grandkid looks so much like you!
nietos
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
2. (relatives)
a. grandchildren
Mi abuela tiene diez nietos.My grandmother has ten grandchildren.
b. grandkids
Yo voy todos los días a buscar a mis nietos a la escuela porque sus padres todavía están trabajando a esa hora.I go to pick up my grandkids from school every day because their parents are still working at that time of day.
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