Mapuche
Mapuche
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (language)
a. el mapuche
(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).
I learned a few words of Mapuche when I lived in Curacautin.Aprendí algunas palabras en Mapuche cuando vivía en Curacautín.
2. (member of an indigenous people of Chile and Argentina)
a. el mapuche
(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).
, la mapuche
(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).
Mapuches were campaigning for the rights to their land.Los mapuches reivindicaban el derecho a sus tierras.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (of Mapuche origin)
a. mapuche
The book narrates the history of the Mapuche people during the 19th and 20th centuries.El libro narra la historia del pueblo mapuche durante los siglos XIX y XX.
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mapuche
mapuche(
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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. Mapuche
La mayoría de las personas que hablan mapuche viven en Chile.Most people that speak Mapuche live in Chile.
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. (member of an indigenous people of Chile and Argentina)
a. Mapuche
La Campaña del Desierto diezmó a los mapuches que vivían en la Patagonia argentina.The Conquest of the Desert decimated the Mapuches in the Argentinean Patagonia.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (of Mapuche origin)
a. Mapuche
Los chamanes mapuches recibían el nombre de "machi"."Machi" was the name given to the Mapuche shamans.
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mapuche
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. Mapuche
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (general)
a. Mapuche (indian)
3. (lengua)
a. Mapuche
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mapuche
adjective
Mapuche; Araucanian
Mapuche (Indian); Araucanian (Indian)
note See culture box in entry araucano.
(Lingüística) Mapuche; Araucanian
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