"A dog."

Translation:Un perro.

April 30, 2018



El perro would be the dog.

A/an in Spanish is un, una, uno, unos, unas.


Don't write puerro, that means a leak.


How do you when to use un or una


Una is for feminine words (Usually ending in "A"). Un is for masculine words (Usually ending in "O"). You will learn more about this later. ¬°Buena suerte!


Hint: always learn the words with their gender (because of the exceptions). For instance, you get a notebook, and you write the gender of the new words you meet. You write the noun with an article, to show the gender, to memorize.


Because "perro" is masculine, it need the indefinite masculine article.

Perro has a feminine, it's "perro", meaning a she-dog:
Una perra.


I struggle with un and una. Example: Un carro y una bicicleta. I get the masculine bit but what gives in this example?


"Carro" is masculine, and needs a masculine article.
"Bicicleta" is feminine, and needs a feminine article.

There are exceptions, but usually word ending with "o" are masculine.
(but not all the masculine words are with "o", and not all the words with "o" are masculine)

And same for words in "a" being feminine (but there are exceptions, not all the feminine words... etc.. same than above).


Yea i don't know either


It's the same question that you asked before. "Un" is because "perro" is a masculine noun.

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