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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
b. la reata
(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).
Regionalism used in Mexico
Think of that typical image of the Mexican cowboy with his sombrero and his lariat above his head.Piensa en esa imagen típica del charro con su sombrero y la reata encima de la cabeza.
a. el cabestro
(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 lariat was tied around the tree to stop the horse from wandering off.El cabestro estaba amarrado a un árbol para que el caballo no se alejara.
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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