gator
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gator(
gey
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duhr
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(animal)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el caimán
(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).
Gators help to keep the population of river rats under control.Los caimanes ayudan a mantener la población de las nutrias roedoras bajo control.
b. el aligátor
(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).
We took a moonlight tour of the Everglades and heard gators, bullfrogs and razorbacks.Tomamos un tur a la luz de la luna en los Everglades y oímos aligátores, ranas toro y cerdos silvestres.
c. el yacaré
(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).
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
The boys are out hunting gators in the bayou.Los muchachos están cazando yacarés en el pantano.
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