Nouns ending in a consonant in Spanish
Spanish nouns that end in a consonant and refer to inanimate objects are generally masculine, although there are some exceptions. Look at these examples:
Remember that you cannot predict the gender of inanimate objects, it needs to be memorised.
Whatever the gender, they all form their plural by adding -es.
Read and listen to these examples:
Note that some singular words have a written accent [ ' ] and this accent may disappear in the plural form, following the rules for accentuation in Spanish.
See specific rules for nouns ending in -z in Spanish:
- Forming regular masculine and feminine nouns in Spanish (singular and plural)
- Gender of Spanish nouns ending in -umbre, -ión, -dad, -tad, -itis and -sis and their plural
- Gender of living creatures in Spanish
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