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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (sheep's wool)
3. (old coin)
a. old copper coin
El valor nominal de los vellones era muy superior a su valor real, de ahí que nadie quisiera aceptarlos.The face value of those old copper coins was much higher than their real value. That's why no one wanted to take them.
4. (coin that is worth five cents of dollar)
Regionalism used in Puerto Rico
a. five-cent coin
¿Tenemos suficiente para comprar tabaco? - No sé, yo tengo solo diez vellones. ¿Cuánto dinero tiene usted?Do we have enough to buy cigarettes? - I don't know. I only have ten five-cent coins. How much money do you have?
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
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