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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (language)
a. Italian
El italiano es un idioma con una sonoridad preciosa.Italian is a language with a beautiful sound.
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).
2. (nationality)
a. Italian
Los italianos son personas cálidas a quienes les gusta alternar con su familia y sus amigos.Italians are warm people who love to socialize with family and friends.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (of Italian origin)
a. Italian
Las pizzas italianas tienen fama de ser las mejores.Italian pizzas are said to be the best.
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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. Italian
2. (lengua)
a. Italian
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (general)
a. Italian
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italianoa italiana
(Lingüística) Italian
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