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"Indefinite article" is a noun which is often translated as "el artículo indefinido", and "definite article" is a noun which is often translated as "el artículo definido". Learn more about the difference between "indefinite article" and "definite article" below.
indefinite article
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (grammar)
a. el artículo indefinido
(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).
When talking about professions, you usually don't use the indefinite article in Spanish.Al hablar de las profesiones, normalmente no se usa el artículo indefinido en español.
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definite article(
deh
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fih
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niht
 
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dih
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kuhl
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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 artículo definido
(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 this case, a definite article must preceed the noun.En este caso, antes del sustantivo va el artículo definido.
b. el artículo determinado
(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).
There are two singular definite articles in Spanish.El español tiene dos artículos determinados singulares.
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