This word is often used in plural in the sense shown in 2).
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (daily salary)
a. day's wage
El minero se gastó el jornal en el bar.The miner spent his day's wage in the bar.
2. (work done in one day)
a. day's work
Los jornales en esta empresa son de 9 horas.A day's work in this company lasts 9 hours.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
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(sueldo) (day's) wage; (trabajo) day's work
política de jornales y precios prices and incomes policy; trabajar a jornal to be paid by the day
jornal mínimo minimum wage
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