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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (language)
a. English
Todos hablaban inglés, así que no necesitamos el intérprete.Everybody could speak English, so we did not need the interpreter.
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).
masculine or feminine noun
2. (nationality)
a. Englishman (masculine)
Soy un inglés en Nueva York.I am an Englishman in New York.
b. Englishwoman (feminine)
Las inglesas de mi grupo tomaron té para desayunar.The Englishwomen in my group had tea for breakfast.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (of English origin)
a. English
Fotografié un autobús inglés de dos pisos cuando estuve en Londres.I took a picture of an English double-decker bus when I was in London.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. English
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (persona)
a. Englishman, Englishwoman
los inglesesthe English
3. (lengua)
a. English
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inglésesa inglesa
montar a la inglesa to ride sidesaddle
los ingleses the English; English people
(Lingüística) English
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