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Feminine nouns that begin with a stressed "a-" or "ha-" sound in Spanish use the articles "el" and “un” in the singular.
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (time of day)
a. dawn
Vamos a montar al alba para evitar el calor.We will ride at dawn to avoid high temperatures.
b. daybreak
El gallo canta al alba.The rooster crows at daybreak.
2. (religious)
a. alb
Ricardo pronto será ordenado sacerdote y necesita ayuda para comprar su primera alba.Ricardo will soon be ordained as a priest, and needs help purchasing his first alb.
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
3. (name)
a. Alba
Alba y Adriana son chilenas.Alba and Adriana are both Chilean.
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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. (amanecer)
a. dawn, daybreak
al albaat dawn
2. (vestidura)
a. alb
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1 (amanecer) dawn; daybreak
al alba at dawn; al rayar o romper el alba at daybreak
2 (Religión) alb
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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