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"Flora" is a noun which is often translated as "la flora", and "Oscar" is a proper noun which is often translated as "el Óscar". Learn more about the difference between "flora" and "Oscar" below.
flora(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (botany)
a. la flora
(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).
Diego always makes a point of learning about the flora and fauna of each place he visits.Diego siempre pone empeño en conocer la flora y la fauna de cada lugar que visita.
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Oscar
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
1.
A word or phrase that is a proprietary term owned by a brand (e.g. iPod).
(registered trademark)
(annual prize)
a. el Óscar
(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).
Never in my wildest dreams did I think I would win an Oscar!¡Jamás me imaginé ni en sueños que llegaría a ganar un Óscar!
2.
A word or phrase that is a proprietary term owned by a brand (e.g. iPod).
(registered trademark)
(statuette)
a. óscar
The scriptwriter kept her Oscar on the mantelpiece.La guionista tenía su óscar en la repisa de la chimenea.
3. (name)
a. Óscar
Oscar de Leon is a famous Venezuelan salsa singer.Óscar de León es un conocido cantante de salsa venezolano.
b. Oscar
I don't know why Oscar is so grouchy all the time.No sé por qué Oscar está siempre tan malhumorado.
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