Cancerbero

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USAGE NOTE
This word is often preceded by the definite article when used as a proper noun.
Cancerbero(
kahn
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sehr
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beh
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roh
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A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
1. (mythology)
a. Cerberus
Sabían que el Cancerbero pretendería cerrarles el paso al tratar de salir de Hades.They knew Cerberus would attempt to block their path when they tried to leave Hades.
el cancerbero, la cancerbera
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
2. (sports)
a. goalkeeper
Gracias a la pericia del cancerbero, el equipo contrario no marcó ningún gol.Thanks to the goalkeeper's skill, the rival team didn't score a single goal.
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cancerbero
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (en fútbol)
a. goalkeeper
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cancerbero
1 (guardameta) goalkeeper
2 (Mitología)
el Cancerbero Cerberus
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