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"Gerund" is a noun which is often translated as "el gerundio", and "possessive" is an adjective which is often translated as "posesivo". Learn more about the difference between "gerund" and "possessive" below.
gerund(
jeh
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ruhnd
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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. (grammar)
a. el gerundio
(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).
In English, you can turn a verb into a gerund by adding -ing.En inglés, se puede convertir un verbo en un gerundio por añadir -ing.
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possessive
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (domineering)
a. posesivo
Tom had finally found a woman who would respect him and not be possessive.Tom por fin había encontrado a una mujer que la respetaría y no sería posesiva.
b. dominante
Don't be such a possessive father. Give your children some freedom!No seas un papá tan dominante. ¡Dales un poco de libertad a tus hijos!
2. (grammar)
a. posesivo
In Spanish, a possessive adjective that follows the noun must agree with it in gender and number.En español, un adjetivo posesivo que sigue al sustantivo debe concordar con este en número y género.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (grammar)
a. el posesivo
(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).
The word "it's" simply means "it is," while "its" is a possessive.La palabra "it's" significa simplemente "es", mientras "its" es un posesivo.
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