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A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
1. (inhabitants of Lima)
a. people of Lima
Los limeños votan hoy a su próximo alcalde.Today the people of Lima vote for their next mayor.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (from or related to Lima)
a. from Lima
El equipo limeño se enfrentará al Ayacucho FC la próxima semana.The team from Lima will play against Ayacucho FC next week.
b. of Lima
El centro histórico limeño se ve hermoso durante la noche.The historic center of Lima looks beautiful at night.
c. Lima
La flor y nata de la sociedad limeña estuvo presente en la gala.The cream of Lima society was present at the gala.
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).
3. (person from Lima)
a. native of Lima
Un limeño está acostumbrado a ver cielos grises.A native of Lima is used to seeing grey skies.
b. someone from Lima
Dicen que el limeño suele ser una persona de muchos recursos.They say that someone from Lima is usually very resourceful.
c. man from Lima (masculine)
La casa de al lado pertenece a un limeño.The house next door belongs to a man from Lima.
d. woman from Lima (feminine)
Aureliano está casado con una limeña.Aureliano is married to a woman from Lima.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. of/from Lima
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (general)
a. person from Lima
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limeñoa limeña
of/from Lima
native/inhabitant of Lima
los limeños the people of Lima
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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