Apache
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Usage note
The plural of "Apache" is "Apache" or "Apaches."
Apache(
uh
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pah
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chi
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (member of an indigenous people of the southwestern U.S.)
a. el apache
(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 apache
(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 Apache were known for being fierce and brave warriors.Los apaches eran tenidos por fieros y valientes guerreros.
2. (language)
a. el apache
(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).
My parents spoke Apache among themselves.Mis padres hablaban apache entre sí.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (of Apache origin)
a. apache
We named our daughter Kushala, an Apache name.Le pusimos a nuestra hija Kushala, un nombre apache.
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apache
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el apache, la apache(
ah
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pah
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cheh
)
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. (member of an indigenous people of the southwestern U.S.)
a. Apache
Gerónimo es uno de los apaches más famosos de la historia.Geronimo is one of the most famous Apache in history.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (language)
a. Apache
Aprendí a hablar apache con mis abuelos.I learned to speak Apache with my grandparents.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (of Apache origin)
a. Apache
Se produjeron numerosos enfrentamientos entre los indios apache y el ejército.There were numerous confrontations between the Apache Indians and the army.
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