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"Estrella fugaz" is a noun which is often translated as "shooting star", and "estudiante" is a noun which is often translated as "student". Learn more about the difference between "estrella fugaz" and "estudiante" below.
estrella fugaz(
ehs
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treh
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yah
 
foo
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gahs
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (astronomy)
a. shooting star
Cuando ves una estrella fugaz, tienes que pedir un deseo.When you see a shooting star, you have to make a wish.
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el estudiante, la estudiante(
ehs
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too
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dyahn
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teh
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This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
1. (general)
a. student
Mi hermana es estudiante en la Universidad de Columbia.My sister is a student at Columbia University.
b. pupil (at primary or secondary school)
Hermione es la mejor estudiante de la clase.Hermione's the best pupil in the class.
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