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gender help!!

so for Spanish how do you know when the word is either female or male?? Is it if it is el then it is masculine, and if it is la it is feminine..what about the others like las?/

4 years ago

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You develop an instinct for most words and have to memorize the exceptions.

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usually if the final word is A or -iz (emperatriz, actriz, institutriz) is femenine, and male the rest. (a exception would be "el puma", the cougar, is male). Rebember you can use wordreferen.com.

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aah thanx guys this was great help :)

4 years ago