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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
a. la tabla del suelo
One of the floorboards is rotten and will need to be replaced.Una de las tablas está podrida tendrá que ser reemplazada.
b. la duela
Regionalism used in Bolivia
Regionalism used in Ecuador
Regionalism used in Mexico
There's a nail sticking out of the floorboard.Está sobresaliendo un clavo de la duela.
Regionalism used in the United States
a. el suelo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The car was so rusted that you could see through the floorboard.El carro estaba tan oxidado que se podía ver a través del suelo.
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