A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (stick of wax)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. candle
Le voy a prender una veladora a San Antonio para que te vaya bien en el examen.I'm going to light a candle to Saint Anthony for you to do well on the exam.
b. votive candle
Mi madre encendió una veladora y rezó una oración a San Francisco.My mother lit a votive candle and said a short prayer to Saint Francis.
2. (night light)
Regionalism used in Mexico
Regionalism used in Uruguay
a. bedside lamp
No te olvides de apagar la veladora cuando termines de leer.Don't forget to turn off your bedside lamp when you finish reading.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (vela)
Regionalism used in Mexico
a. candle
2. (lámpara)
a. bedside lamp
1 (México) (lámpara) table lamp; bedside lamp
2 (Latinoamérica) (vela) candle; (Religión) paraffin lamp
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