maths(
mahths
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(general) (United Kingdom)
a. las mates
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
What do you think about the new teacher we have for maths?¿Qué te parece la nueva maestra de mates?
b. la mate
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Do we have maths homework?¿Tenemos tarea de mate?
c. las matemáticas
(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).
Our class is very worried about the test we have in maths.Nuestra clase está muy preocupada por el examen de matemáticas.
d. la matemática
(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).
The engineer learned to count at an early age and loved maths as a student.La ingeniera aprendió a contar a temprana edad y le encantaba la matemática cuando era estudiante.
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maths
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general) (United Kingdom)
a. la matemáticas
(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).
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maths [mæθs]
abbreviation:noun:singular
(Britain) mates (informal) (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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