Gender of the Spanish nouns Spanish Masculine Nouns Spanish Femenine Nouns There are three types of genders, masculine, feminine and neutral, and the Spanish nouns have different ways to distinguish if they are feminine or masculine and some ways you have to learn them by heart. Let’s see the different ways… (Click on each one to see the lesson) Spanish nouns for Living Creatures Spanish nouns for non-living creatures
Spanish nouns for non-living creatures We cannot predict the gender of the nouns for non-living creatures, like casa (house), auto (car), silla (chair), etc, however there are some rules so that you don’t have to learn all of them by heart. Let’s see this rules that help you to identify what is the gender of a noun: Nouns that end in -sión, -ción, -dad, -tad, -tud, -umbre are feminine….
Spanish nouns for Living Creatures We can predict the gender of the Spanish nouns for a living creature. Click the the red words in order to listen the audio Most of the nouns for living creatures that end in –a- are “usually” feminine and most of the nouns that end in –o- are “usually” masculine. Exceptions: papa, which is el papa We say usually because with are going to see the…