orangutan
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Usage note
This word may also be spelled “orangoutan,” “orangoutang,” “oranutan,” or “ourangoutang.”
orangutan(
uh
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rahng
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uh
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tahn
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (animal)
a. el orangután
(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).
Terry went to Borneo to work to save the orangutans from extinction.Terry fue a Borneo a trabajar para salvar a los orangutanes de la extinción.
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orangután
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el orangután, la orangutana(
oh
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rahng
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goo
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tahn
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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).
1. (animal)
a. orangutan
Los son parientes cercanos de los seres humanos; compartimos con ellos el 97% de nuestro ADN.Orangutans are closely related to humans; whe share 97% of our DNA with them.
b. orangoutan
Los hábitat de los orangutanes en Sumatra y Borneo están desapareciendo rápidamente debido a la deforestación.The Sumatran and Bornean habitats of orangoutans are rapidly disappearing due to deforestation.
c. orangoutang
Un orangután puede vivir más de sesenta años.An orangoutang can live sixty years or more.
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orangután
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. orangutang
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orangután
orangutan
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