clean water
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Usage note
Feminine nouns that begin with a stressed "a-" or "ha-" sound in Spanish use the articles "el" and “un” in the singular.
clean water(
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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. (water that is safe to drink)
a. el agua limpia
(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).
The scarcity of clean water in Haiti poses a serious public health problem.La escasez de agua limpia en Haití representa un gran problema para la salud pública.
b. el agua potable
(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).
It's not so radical to think that clean water is a human right.No es tan radical pensar que el agua potable es un derecho humano.
c. el agua pura
(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).
There was a big scandal when nobody in the town had clean water.Había un gran escándalo cuando nadie en el pueblo tenía agua pura.
d. el agua salubre
(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).
In my country, you can't get clean water from the tap.En mi país, el agua salubre no viene del grifo.
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