North American
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North American(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (of North American origin)
a. norteamericano
The wood bison is the largest living North American mammal.El bisonte de bosque es el mamífero norteamericano viviente de mayor tamaño.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (from North America)
a. el norteamericano
(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 norteamericana
(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).
Native North Americans had been on the continent for thousands of years before Europeans arrived.Los norteamericanos indígenas llevaban miles de años en el continente antes de que llegaran los europeos.
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North American [ˈnɔːθəˈmerɪkən]
adjective
norteamericano
noun
norteamericanoanorteamericana (m) (f);a norteamericana
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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