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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (origin)
a. lineage
La duquesa está orgullosa de la pureza de su linaje.The duchess is proud of the purity in her lineage.
b. descent
El faraón aduce que proviene del linaje de los dioses.The pharaoh claims lineal descent from the gods.
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
2. (noble families)
a. nobility
Solamente los linajes y la burguesía apoyan a la reina.Only the nobility and the bourgeoisie support the queen.
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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. (general)
a. lineage
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1 (familia) lineage; descent
de linaje de reyes descended from royalty; of royal descent; de linaje honrado of good parentage
2 (clase) class; kind
de otro linaje of another kind
linaje humano mankind
3 linajes (familias) (local) nobility
; (s)
noble families
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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