esquimal
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esquimal(
ehs
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kee
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mahl
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (language)
a. Eskimo
Los científicos vivieron en Groenlandia por seis meses y aprendieron un poco de esquimal.The scientists lived in Greenland for six months and learned some Eskimo.
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).
2. (indigenous person from Canada, Greenland, Alaska, or Eastern Siberia)
a. Eskimo
El esquimal regresó a su iglú con cinco salmones.The Eskimo returned to his igloo with five salmons.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (of Eskimo origin)
a. Eskimo
"Qamutik" es la palabra esquimal usada para designar al trineo.The Eskimo word for sled is "qamutik."
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esquimal
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. Eskimo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (lengua)
a. Eskimo
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esquimal
adjective
Eskimo
Eskimo
(Lingüística) Eskimo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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