A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (language) a. Japanese Mi hermano esta estudiando japonés porque su empresa lo va a trasladar a Tokio. My brother is studying Japanese because his company is transferring him to Tokio.
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. Japanese man (masculine) Hice amistad con un japonés durante mis vacaciones en Sevilla. I made friends with a Japanese man during my vacation in Seville. b. Japanese woman (feminine) Conocí a varias japonesas en las clases de español. I met several Japanese women in Spanish class.
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun 3. (nationality) a. Japanese Los japoneses son personas muy amables. The Japanese are very polite people.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (of Japanese origin) a. Japanese Me gusta mucho la comida japonesa, especialmente el sushi y la tempura. I love Japanese food, particularly sushi and tempura. Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
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Phrases with "japonés"
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