Before you proceed in learning the gender of nouns and plural words in Spanish, make sure you study this vocabulary list at least well enough to know it by heart.
Unlike English, the Spanish language involves masculine and feminine words. Nouns are grouped into genders. You will be bumping into some exceptions, but most of the time masculine (masc.) nouns end in "o" and feminine (fem.) nouns end in "a."
Notice that "el" and "la" both mean "the," but here is the difference between the two.
Just like the word "the" can be represented in the masculine or feminine form, it can also be represented in singular or plural form. You see...it always has to agree with whichever noun it is used with.
When we use el, la, los, or las, we need to ask ourselves these questions:
The same gender and plurality rules apply to the word "a" or "an."
Last updated: 2017
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