ibis
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ibis(
ay
-
bihs
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (animal)
a. el ibis
(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).
The ibis swiftly drove its beak into the pond to grab a fish.El ibis clavó su pico velozmente en el estanque para agarrar un pez.
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ibis
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Usage note
The plural of “ibis” is “ibis,” and this word may be treated as a feminine or masculine noun without its meaning changing.
el ibis, la ibis(
ee
-
bees
)
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
1. (animal)
a. ibis
Había un par de ibis en el barro buscando comida.There were a couple of ibises in the mud looking for food.
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ibis
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. ibis
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ibis
ibis
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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