Nouns that take masculine article

allison

Kwiziq community member

16 May 2018

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Nouns that take masculine article

Why is "la hambre" not like "la hache"?

This relates to:
Feminine nouns starting with a stressed "a" take some masculine articles and quantifiers -

Inma

Kwiziq language super star

17 May 2018

17/05/18

Hi Allison,


We say "el hambre" not "la hambre" because in this case it follows the general rule for words starting with a "stressed a or ha", which take the article "el" and not "la".


The word "hache" should follow the same rule, but it is an exception, as stated in the lesson.


Un saludo


Inma

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