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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 very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
a. la pistola
(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).
The robber pulled out his gat, but the police officer took him out before he could fire a shot.El atracador sacó su pistola, pero el policía se lo cargó antes de que pudiera disparar.
b. el revólver
(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).
Johnny pointed his gat at the cashier and said "Get the money in the safe!"Johnny le apuntó con el revólver al cajero y dijo "¡Agarra el dinero de la caja fuerte!"
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