Rosetta stone
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This word may also be written "Rosetta Stone" in the sense shown in 1).
Rosetta stone
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
1. (archeology)
a. la piedra de Rosetta
(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 discovery of the Rosetta stone was a moment of great archaeological and linguistic significance.El descubrimiento de la piedra de Rosetta fue un momento de gran importancia arqueológica y lingüística.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (key to understanding something)
a. la piedra de Rosetta
(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 circle of fifths acts as a sort of Rosetta stone for understanding the foundation of music theory.El círculo de quintas funciona como una especie de piedra de Rosetta para comprender lo fundamental de la teoría de la música.
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