This word must be preceded by the definite article in the sense shown in 5).
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (unintelligible language)
¿Entiendes lo que el profesor está explicando? - No, para mí es griego.Can you understand what the teacher is explaining?. - No, it's all Greek to me.
b. double Dutch (United Kingdom)
¿Puedes usar palabras más fáciles? No te puedo entender si hablas en griego.Can you use simpler words? I can't understand if you talk double Dutch.
masculine or feminine noun
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
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A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
5. (the inhabitants of Greece)
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
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