"X" is a noun which is often translated as "x", and "ciudadano" is a noun which is often translated as "citizen". Learn more about the difference between "x" and "ciudadano" below.
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (letter)
a. x
"Xochimilco" empieza con una x."Xochimilco" begins with an x.
An abbreviation is the shortened form of a word or group of words (e.g. "UFO" = "unidentified flying object"; "p." = "page").
2. (unnamed person, thing, or number)
a. X
Vamos a imaginar que el señor X te haya pedido tus datos. ¿Qué haces?Let's imagine Mr. X has asked you for your contact information. What do you do?
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(SMS language; short for "por")
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Tengo que quedarme después de clase xq no hice la tarea.I have to stay after school because I didn't do my homework.
¿Dónde andas? - X el parque.Where are you? - Near the park.
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el ciudadano, la ciudadana(
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).
masculine or feminine noun
1. (inhabitant)
a. citizen
Los ciudadanos exigieron ser escuchados por el gobierno.The citizens demanded to be heard by the government.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (of a city)
a. civic
Para que una ciudad se transforme en comunidad, se necesita el compromiso ciudadano.In order for a city to be transformed into a community, civic engagement is needed.
b. city
La vida ciudadana tiene ciertas ventajas comparada con la vida rural.City life has certain advantages compared to rural life.
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