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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 trompo
(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).
When Rina saw a tornado for her first time, she thought it was a giant spinning top.La primera vez que Rina vio un tornado pensó que era un trompo gigante.
b. la peonza
(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 Spain
The children like to play with marbles and spinning tops during recess.A los niños les gustar jugar con canicas y peonzas durante el recreo.
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