La radio

Just realised that duolingo teaches 'el radio' to mean 'radio' rather than 'la radio', but it is a feminine noun!

April 4, 2015


I think it can be both masculine and feminine.
El radio is the physical device, La radio is the medium.

April 4, 2015

according to it's only masculine when it mean the radius of a circle, or the spoke of a wheel, but when talking about the radio, it's feminine

April 4, 2015

When I looked at for radio translated English to Spanish it said the principle translations were:-

radio n (broadcast apparatus) radio nf
radio n (receiving apparatus) radio nm

April 4, 2015
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