I thought the words were categorized by masculine and feminine using the letters "o" and "a"
That's just a general rule. You have to memorize them. For example, the hand is la mano, so a hand would be una mano.
Well, that is mostly true . Execpt when there is infitive words with e at the end, so those words can stand for either gender.
Because "Calle' is femenino, * La calle(O), el calle(X) * La=femenino=una, El=masculino=un
Masculine endings to look for are: o, e, and consinents.
Feminine endings to look for are: a, tad, dad, cion, and sion
In general, words ending in 'a' are feminine, and 'o' are masculine, but there are few exceptions such as 'mano' (feminine)
There's a song I like called "Perdido en la calle" (lost in the street) and it helped me remember this.
I just looked that song up on Spotify and I really like it! Thankyou (mucho gracias) and I hope the song helps me remember that calle is a feminine word :)
Why is a street feminine? And a bus masculine? And a suitcase feminine? I was thinking it was because calle ends as a vowel and autobus ends as a consonant
Mine said Un Jiron? Was that just a glitch in the matrix, I entered Un calle as an answer to the question.
so I've seen people say "Why is it una and not un?", and people reply with the message "because it's feminine", I just want to know why it is feminine, what are the criteria for feminine and masculine words for objects in Spanish?
I was marked wrong and the response was it should've been un jirón im confused now. My response was * un calle*
Umm so i wrote un calle but duo said nooo it should be un jiron but i didn't studies this word yet
I typed "una ca" and as I was reaching the L on my keyboard my finger slipped and pressed enter.
Sometimes I hear calle pronounced as "kah-yay" and other times as "kah-jay". Which is more common?
I think it depends on the area. In Puerto Rico it would be like kah-jay.
Why is a museum called un museo and a street called una calle???
So frustrating trying to figure out what the difference is when they are both basically the same
I think it's bc museo ends in an "o" making it masculine well calle ends in an "e" apparently making it feminine.
I had the same thing!!! Goggle translate said that "jirón" means "shred" and "un jirón" means "a tattered"
Google translate says "jirón" means "shred" and "un jirón" means "a tattered". Im still not sure what that has to do with street but...
How about "una camina" ? By my understanding they should be interchangeable
Are there other words that mean street. Or similar words, like road?
I thought that "E" meant it's a masculine word, whereas a feminine word would end in "A"
For a it says you can put un or una and im putting them and im getting it wrong
I had it una calle and it took it wrong saying that ths corect answer is una calle .....why?
Ive used calle and seen calle all this time. Now its saying something else is for street
Ok i get the masc/femme but it is saying calle is wrong and jiron (shred) is correct
I accidentally put callo instead of calle, and it corrected me by saying that the correct answer was jirón, which it never taught me
Why in duolingo Ella es una mujer pronounced eja and calle pronounced caii? How do i know when to say both?
Marks "un calle" as wrong and corrects to "un jiron"....what the heck is "jiron" and why wasn't this in the lesson if I'm supposed to know it?
Is there anyway to guess if a word is feminine or male other than guessing it?
Said the correct translation was 'un jiron' Never got the word jiron. From what i can tell it doesn't mean street
It said the answer was "un jirón" I've never seen that word before and Google translate says it means "shred". I'm very confused...
How are you supposed to know if a street is a boy or girl? It just isn't sensible.
Mine corrected me by showing "jirón" instead of "calle," also. However, "jirón" wasn't the word used in the lesson prior. "Calle" was the word taught in the lesson.
If your wondering hpw its a feminine word, it is becuase theoreticaly, a women would be saying this in our cercumstance, since a female voice is saying the phrase. Hope this helps
Why are we talking about 1calle as a sreet and now randomly is saying it is a jiron?