abacus
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The plural of "abacus" is "abacuses" or "abaci."
abacus(
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buh
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kuhs
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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. el ábaco
(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).
Hundreds of years ago, Middle Eastern mathematicians used abacuses to perform calculations.Hace cientos de años, los matemáticos del Medio Oriente usaban ábacos para hacer cálculos.
The museum has several ancient abacuses in its collection.El museo tiene varios ábacos antiguos en su colección.
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abacus
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el ábaco
(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).
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abacus [ˈæbəkəs]
noun
abacuses abaci [ˈæbəsaɪ] ábaco (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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