The words come from a word frequncy list of the most used nouns in Spanish.
a noun is a word that identifies a person, place or thing.
General Grammar Information.
A common noun is a noun that refers to people or things in general, e.g. girl, region, mountain, country, month, hatred.
A proper noun is a name that identifies a particular person, place, or thing, e.g. Martin, Europe, Paris, Friday. In English and Spanish , proper nouns begin with capital letters. There are differences between English and Spanish. In Spanish you don't use capital letters with, days of the week, months of the year and languages.
A concrete noun is a noun which refers to people and to things that exist physically and can be perceived with the senses eg touched smelt etc. Examples include cat, office, tea, rose, thunder, road, song.
An abstract noun is a noun which refers to ideas, qualities, and conditions - things that cannot be touched or seen and things which have no physical reality, e.g. liberty, anger, freedom, truth, dignity, honour, love, generosity, charity, democracy.
We are not going to explain the grammar of Spanish nouns in this lesson because it is good to train the part of the brain which observes and makes use of the information. However you should be aware that Spanish nouns are either masculine or femenine which determines the use of articles. When you look at the examples notice the use of
Un, una, la, el, los, las.
In English we use the possessive with parts of the body. EG: My arm, his leg, her head. In Spanish we use the definite artice. (the) el brazo, la pierna, la cabeza etc
A noun in Spanish is a "sustantivo".
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The first line is word in English
The second word in Spanish
Use this lesson to learn the 100 most popular nouns in Spanish.