teeth

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teeth(
tith
)
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
1. (anatomy)
a. los dientes
(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).
I brush my teeth every night.Me cepillo los dientes cada noche.
b. las muelas
(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).
The dentist says they don't have to remove my wisdom teeth.El dentista dice que no tienen que extraer mis muelas del juicio.
2. (part of an object)
a. los dientes
(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).
The teeth of the saw are really sharp.Los dientes de la sierra son muy afilados.
b. las púas
(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).
(of a comb)
I need to buy a comb with wide teeth.Necesito comprar un peine con púas anchas.
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