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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
a. el cubo
We used pails to remove the water from the canoe before it capsized.Usamos cubos para achicar el agua de la canoa antes de que volcara.
b. el balde
The child brought a pail and shovel to the beach to make sand castles.El niño llevó un balde y una pala a la playa para hacer castillos de arena.
c. la cubeta
(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).
Regionalism used in Mexico
The dairy farmers filled their pails with milk.Los productores lácteos llenaron sus cubetas de leche.
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