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Adjectives and gender

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Just recently I had to translate this sentence: "The water is deep and clear" I typed: "El agua es profundo y claro" It was wrong, as the adjectives have to end on '-a'. Why is that?

3 years ago

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remoonline
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Well, that's coz agua is feminine. It uses el since agua begins with a stressed a. http://spanish.about.com/od/adjectives/a/el_for_la.htm

3 years ago

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Precisely put there! :)

3 years ago

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Ben_Free
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Gracias! Me ayudiste mucho! :) (Is that even correct? :D )

3 years ago

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ayudaste, may be :)

3 years ago