A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
1. (astronomy)
a. Mercury
¿Sabías que un día en Mercurio equivale a 58.65 en la Tierra?Did you know that a day on Mercury is the equivalent of 58.65 Earth days?
2. (mythology)
a. Mercury
Mercurio era el mensajero de los dioses, por eso llevaba sandalias aladas.Mercury was the messenger of the gods, which is why he wore winged sandals.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
3. (chemistry)
a. mercury
Es cierto que el atún contiene mercurio, pero si se consume con moderación, la salud no corre peligro.It's true that tuna contains mercury, but if it's consumed in moderation, it's not dangerous to your health.
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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. (general)
a. Mercury
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