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"Immigrant" is a noun which is often translated as "el/la inmigrante", and "foreigner" is a noun which is often translated as "el extranjero". Learn more about the difference between "immigrant" and "foreigner" below.
immigrant(
ihm
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ih
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grihnt
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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. (person)
a. el inmigrante
(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 inmigrante
(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).
This organization helps immigrants find jobs and settle in their new country.Esta organización ayuda a los inmigrantes a encontrar trabajo y establecerse en su nuevo país.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (related to immigration)
a. inmigrante
The immigrant population in the United States is perhaps the largest and most diverse in the world.La población inmigrante de Estados Unidos es tal vez la más grande y diversa del mundo.
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foreigner(
fawr
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ehn
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uhr
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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. (general)
a. el extranjero
(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 extranjera
(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).
Even though he spoke the language fluently, his accent revealed that he was a foreigner.Aunque hablaba el idioma con fluidez, su acento revelaba que era extranjero.
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