A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
a. el continente
(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).
Antarctica is the only continent without permanent residents.La Antártida es el único continente sin residentes permanentes.
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A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
3. (region) (United Kingdom)
a. la Europa continental
(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 have been numerous arguments between the government of the British Isles and that of the Continent.Ha habido numerosas discusiones entre el gobierno de las islas británicas y el de la Europa continental.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
a. continente (formal)
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