My dictionary says 'hran' is only before masculine nouns, but you say m&f. Is there a difference in dialects? Got it wrong using dictionary.

Bonnie

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12 June 2018

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My dictionary says 'hran' is only before masculine nouns, but you say m&f. Is there a difference in dialects? Got it wrong using dictionary.

Dictionary is Webster's New Spanish Dictionary with Latin American Spanish.

This relates to:
Bueno, malo, grande become buen, mal, gran before a noun (apócope) -

Inma

Kwiziq language super star

12 June 2018

12/06/18

Hola Bonnie

"Gran" can be placed before a masculine or feminine noun, for example "un gran hombre" or "una gran mujer". It is different to other short forms like "buen" where you can only place it befor a masculine noun, not a feminine noun, for example "un buen hombre" but "una buena mujer".

Saludos

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