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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. (small aquarium)
(place or state lacking in privacy)
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
a. la vitrina
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
Dawn became famous overnight, and she suddenly she felt like she was living in a fishbowl.Dawn se hizo famosa de la noche a la mañana y de repente era como si viviera en una vitrina.
b. el escaparate
(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 Spain
I love being an actor, but I'm tired of living like I'm in a goldfish bowl.Me encanta ser actor, pero estoy harto de vivir como en un escaparate.
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