South American
South American
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (person from South America)
a. el sudamericano
(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).
, la sudamericana
(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).
Paul married a South American. She's from Chile, I think.Paul se casó con una sudamericana. Es de Chile, creo.
b. el suramericano
(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).
, la suramericana
(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).
In London we met many South Americans who were traveling around Europe.En Londres conocimos a muchos suramericanos que estaban recorriendo Europa.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (of South American origin)
a. sudamericano
I studied several South American authors for my degree in Latin American studies.Estudié varios autores sudamericanos como parte de mi licenciatura en estudios latinoamericanos.
b. suramericano
Do you have any South American music on your iPod?¿Tienes música suramericana en tu iPod?
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South American [ˌsaʊθəˈmerɪkən]
adjective
sudamericano
noun
sudamericanoasudamericana (m) (f);a sudamericana
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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