Quick answer
"Firemen" is a form of "fireman", a noun which is often translated as "el bombero". "American" is an adjective which is often translated as "americano". Learn more about the difference between "firemen" and "American" below.
fireman(
fayr
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mihn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (profession)
a. el bombero
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la bombera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The firemen rescued the family from their burning house.Los bomberos rescataron a la familia de la casa en llamas.
2.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(profession)
a. el fogonero
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la fogonera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My grandfather worked as a fireman on the train between Mexicali and Guadalajara.Mi bisabuelo trabajaba de fogonero en el tren entre Mexicali y Guadalajara.
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American(
uh
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meh
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rih
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kihn
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (of U.S. origin)
a. estadounidense
Fried chicken is a typical American dish.El pollo frito es un plato típico estadounidense.
b. americano
My American friend invited me to his house for Thanksgiving.Mi amigo americano me invitó a su casa para el Día de Acción de Gracias.
2. (of American origin)
a. americano
My wife is American. She was born in Colombia.Mi esposa es americana. Nació en Colombia.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (person from the United States)
a. el americano
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la americana
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I'm married to an American. She's from Virginia.Estoy casado con una americana. Es de Virginia.
b. el estadounidense
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la estadounidense
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Americans are very proud of their country.Los estadounidenses están muy orgullosos de su país.
4. (person from America)
a. el americano
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la americana
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Are you both American? - Yes, I'm from Peru, and he's from Mexico.¿Los dos son americanos? - Sí, yo soy de Perú y él es de México.
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