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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
Regionalism used in the Caribbean: Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
masculine or feminine noun
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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(fool) (River Plate)
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (carne) (Southern Cone)
2. (colloquial) (River Plate)
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