Amerindian
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Amerindian(
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muh
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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. (member of an American indigenous people)
a. el amerindio
(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 amerindia
(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).
The Amerindians lived by hunting and fishing.Los amerindios vivían de la caza y la pesca.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (of Amerindian origin)
a. amerindio
Most of us think of the Aztecs, Mayas and Incas when asked to name Amerindian cultures.La mayoría pensamos en los aztecas, los mayas y los incas cuando se nos pide que nombremos las culturas amerindias.
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Amerindian [ˌæməˈrɪndɪən]
adjective
amerindio
noun
amerindioaamerindia (m) (f);a amerindia
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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