"Un vestido."

Translation:A dress.

4 months ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/aguiloa

Someone please explain why vestido is considered masculine

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Conversely
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Short answer: it ends in "o". Grammatical gender is quite arbitrary. There is no particular reason why a chair ("silla") is feminine and a stool ("banco") is masculine, but there it is.

4 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Bunnyhop101

Could there be an option to make a word capitalized because I feel that always knowing the first word in a sentence takes away from the learning experience.

3 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/framboise26

Could someone please tell me how you say "vestido"? I mean is the "v" pronounced as a "b"?

2 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Ava28345

V's and B's are almost the same letter in many cultures. It can help you w your accent if you pronounce a V as if it was a B almost. Rs and Ls can be like that too. Gs and Ks are other common pairs

1 month ago

https://www.duolingo.com/brianbignacho
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I think this might depend. I'm not so familiar, but it seems to me that in Latin America there is somewhat of a difference, but at least in Spain they are 100% the same, like an English B.

Although this is not 100% true either. It's like an English B but not entirely the same. I forget the name for the phenomen, but I believe that in English we often have an outward puff of air with letters like B and P that does not happen in Spanish.

1 week ago

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Why am I hearing vestizo?

1 week ago
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