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"Hermana" is a noun which is often translated as "sister", and "yo tengo dos hermanos" is a phrase which is often translated as "I have two brothers". Learn more about the difference between "hermana" and "yo tengo dos hermanos" below.
hermana(
ehr
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mah
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nah
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (relative)
a. sister
Llevé un vestido precioso para la boda de mi hermana.I wore a beautiful dress for my sister's wedding.
2. (religious)
a. sister
Las hermanas hacen mucho trabajo caritativo en la comunidad.The sisters do a lot of charity work in the community.
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yo tengo dos hermanos
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (I have two male siblings)
a. I have two brothers
Yo tengo dos hermanos. En cambio, mi esposa tiene dos hermanas.I have two brothers. My wife, however, has two sisters.
2. (without specifying gender)
a. I have two siblings
Tengo dos hermanos, Pablo y Sara.I have two siblings, Pablo and Sara.
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