A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (language)
a. Scots
Estamos aprendiendo la fonología del escocés.We are learning the phonology of Scots.
2. (whisky)
a. Scotch
Raúl se sentó junto al hogar y bebió un vaso de escocés.Raul sat by the fireplace drank a glass of Scotch.
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).
masculine or feminine noun
3. (nationality)
a. Scot
Conocí gente de Inglaterra, Irlanda y Gales, pero jamás conocí a un escocés.I met people from England, Ireland, and Wales, but I've never met a Scot.
b. Scotsman (masculine)
Había un par de escoceses que tenían puesta la falda tradicional.There were a couple of Scotsmen wearing traditional kilts.
c. Scotswoman (feminine)
La secretaria es una escocesa de Glasgow llamada Fiona.The secretary is a Scotswoman from Glasgow called Fiona.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (of Scottish origin)
a. Scottish
La bandera escocesa es azul y blanca.The Scottish flag is white and blue.
5. (clothing)
a. tartan
Las niñas de esa escuela tienen que vestir camisa blanca y falda escocesa.In that school the girls have to wear white shirts and tartan skirts.
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
6. (nationality)
a. Scots
Se conoció el resultado del referéndum: los escoceses quieren seguir siendo parte del Reino Unido.These are the results of the referendum: the Scots want to remain part of the United Kingdom.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. Scottish
tela escocesatartan
whisky escocésscotch whiskey
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (persona; hombre)
a. Scot, Scotsman
3. (mujer)
a. Scot, Scotswoman
4. (lengua)
a. (Scottish) Gaelic
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escocésesa escocesa
[+persona] Scottish; Scots; [+whisky] Scotch
falda escocesa kilt; tela escocesa tartan; plaid
(persona) Scot; Scotsman/Scotswoman
los escoceses the Scots
1 (Lingüística) Scots
2 (whisky) Scotch
escocés de malta malt whisky
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