A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (large box)
Los exploradores hallaron un arca llena de monedas de oro.The explorers found a chest full of gold coins.
A word or phrase that is no longer used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another era (e.g. thou).
En la capilla está un arca que contiene reliquias santas.In the chapel there is an ark containing holy relics.
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
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A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
las arcas públicasthe Treasury
arca de NoéNoah's Ark
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