folktale
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Usage note
This word may also be spelled “folk tale.”
folktale(
fok
-
teyl
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la leyenda
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
According to the folktale, a spirit appears at midnight in that forest.Cuenta la leyenda que, en ese bosque, a la medianoche aparece el espíritu.
Many people believe that Bigfoot is just a folktale, but I think it's real.Muchas personas piensan que Pie Grande es solo una leyenda, pero yo creo que es real.
b. el cuento popular
(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).
Do you think the chupacabras exists or it is a folktale?¿Crees que el chupacabra existe o es un cuento popular?
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