marsupial
marsupial
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (type of animal)
a. el marsupial
(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).
Australia is home to a higher number of marsupials than any other continent.En Australia vive un mayor número de marsupiales que en ningún otro continente.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (related to marsupials)
a. marsupial
There were once marsupial lions in Australia.Hubo un tiempo en que existían leones marsupiales en Australia.
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marsupial [mɑːˈsuːpɪəl]
adjective
marsupial
noun
marsupial (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
marsupial
marsupial(
mahr
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (animal)
a. marsupial
Ese animalito debe ser un marsupial porque lleva su cría en una bolsa situada en el abdomen.That little animal must be a marsupial because it carries its offspring in a belly pouch.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (related to marsupials)
a. marsupial
El canguro rojo es el mamífero marsupial más grande que existe.The red kangaroo is the largest existing marsupial mammal.
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marsupial
adjective
marsupial
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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