alarm clock
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alarm clock(
uh
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larm
 
klak
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (electronics)
a. el despertador
(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).
My alarm clock didn't go off this morning, and that's why I was late to class.Mi despertador no sonó esta mañana y por eso llegué tarde a clase.
Set the alarm clock for seven, please.Pon el despertador para las siete, por favor.
b. el reloj despertador
(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).
I need a new battery for my alarm clock.Necesito una pila nueva para mi reloj despertador.
c. la alarma
(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).
I don't need an alarm clock because my baby wakes me up.No necesito una alarma porque me despierta el bebé.
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