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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. (act of becoming visible)
a. la aparición
(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).
They say his birth was accompanied by the apparition of a new star in the sky.Dicen que su nacimiento vino acompañado de la aparición de una nueva estrella en el cielo.
2. (supernatural being)
a. el fantasma
(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).
He's gone nuts. He claims an apparition spoke to him in the garden last night.Se ha vuelto loco, dice que un fantasma le habló en el jardín ayer por la noche.
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