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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (small box for valuables)
a. casket
Siempre quise tener una arqueta forrada de terciopelo como la que tenía mi abuela para guardar sus joyas.I always wanted to have a velvet-lined casket like the one my grandmother had to store her jewelry.
b. small chest
¿Qué tienes en esa arqueta? - Cartas de amor que me envió mi esposo cuando estaba en la guerra.What do you have in that small chest? - Love letters my husband sent me when he was in the war.
2. (infrastructure)
a. storm drain
La calle se inundó porque la arqueta estaba tapada con hojas secas y escombros.The street flooded because the storm drain got clogged up with dry leaves and debris.
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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. casket
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