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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. (general)
a. la madeja
(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).
Could you please run to the store and buy me a new hank of yarn for my knitting project?Por favor, ¿puedes ir a la tienda y comprarme una madeja de estambre nueva para mi proyecto de tejer?
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hank [hæŋk]
[of wool] madeja (f); [of hair] mechón (m);
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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