ama de casa
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Usage note
Feminine nouns that begin with a stressed "a-" or "ha-" sound in Spanish use the definite article "el" in the singular.
ama de casa(
ah
-
mah
 
deh
 
kah
-
sah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (general)
a. housewife
Mi abuela fue ama de casa pero siempre quiso ser maestra.My grandmother was a housewife, but she always wanted to be a teacher.
b. homemaker
Tras 10 años de ama de casa, Julia quería volver al trabajo.After 10 years as a homemaker, Julia wanted to go back to work.
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