Spanish Gender Nouns
Table of Contents
|1. Nouns Referring To People or Gender In Spanish||2. Grammar Extra for Gender Nouns!|
|3. Form Masculine or Feminine Nouns in Spanish by Changing the Ending||4. Examples of Masculine nouns|
|5. Names of Months, Days, Oceans, Seas, Numbers, Rivers, Mountains are Usually Masculine Nouns||6. Feminine Nouns|
|7. Ending Of Feminine Nouns In Spanish|
Masculine Nouns:- Masculine Nouns are Gender nouns referring to Male example are Men and Boys. See Examples Below.
Masculine Nouns:- Masculine Nouns are Gender nouns referring to Male example are Men and Boys.
See Examples Below.
Some words for people have only one possible gender, whether they refer to a male or female.
To make a word masculine or feminine especially in English, try changing the ending, for example, Englishman and Englishwoman or prince and princess. Similarly, In Spanish, very often the by changing the ending of a noun to refer a man or woman, words are formed.
|Imp Note: Note that a noun ending in -O is generally masculine, and a noun ending in -a are feminine|1 Nouns in Spanish are called los sustantivos. 2 In Spanish all nouns have a gender. 3 They can either be masculine or feminine. 4 There are some rules which help you recognise the gender. However, there are exceptions also.
|1||el mayo||The May|
|2||el martes||On Tuesday|
|3||el Océano Pacifico||The Pacific Ocean|
|4||el Balearic Sea||The Belearic Sea|
|5||el uno||The One|
|6||el Tagus||The Tagus|
With the Below explanation you can now recognize the genders of Spanish nouns more accurately and can learn and memorize them more easily. In Spanish, a noun’s gender and number play an important role that will help you to frame a grammatically correct sentence.
la casa the house
la cara the face
el dia the day
el mapa the map
el planeta the planet
el tranvia the tram and other words with -ma in the end(el
problema the problem, el programa the programme,
el sistema the system, el clima the climate)
|-cion||la leccion the lesson|
la estacion the station
la expresion the expression
|-dad||la ciudad the city|
|-tad||la libertad freedom|
|-tud||la multitud the crowd|
Some words have different meanings depending on whether they are masculine or feminine as given in examples below.
|Invirtieron mucho capital.||They invested lot of capital.|
|Viven en la capital.||They live in the Capital.|