Can You Translate These Spanish Nouns?

EDUCATION

By: Becky

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About This Quiz

How well do you remember your high school Spanish class? Did you ace every exam? Take this quiz to find out how much of your basic Spanish you remember.

Just like a baby, we learn languages first by learning the words for nouns: people, places and things. If you've ever been around children who are learning language, you may have noticed that they begin communicating verbally by saying things such as mama, dada, dog, and cat. Babies do not begin language by saying things like run, talk, or cry - although these verbs (action words) will come soon after the nouns. So, assuming you stuck it out in your Spanish class long enough to get through the basics, you might be able to identify all 35 of the nouns in this quiz.

Spanish, like many languages other than English, classifies words by gender. This means that words are either masculine or feminine. Masculine words are identified by an "el," and feminine words are identified by a "la." But, unlike some other languages, Spanish takes gender a bit further by adding either an "o" or an "a" at the end of a word.

Do you remember your Spanish nouns? Take this quiz to find out.

El libro

El libro is Spanish for "book." The "el" makes this word masculine.

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La computadora

La computadora is Spanish for "the computer." The "la" makes this noun feminine.

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El lápiz

El lápiz is Spanish for "the pencil." The "el" makes this noun masculine.

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El examen

El examen is Spanish for "the test." The "el" makes this noun masculine.

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El jardín

El jardín is Spanish for "the garden." The "el" makes this noun masculine.

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La casa

La casa is Spanish for "the house." The "la" makes this noun feminine.

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El mercado

El mercado is Spanish for "the market." The "el" makes this noun masculine.

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La escuela

La escuela is Spanish for "the school." The "la" makes this noun feminine.

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El parque

El parque is Spanish for "the park." The "el" makes this noun masculine.

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La farmacia

La farmacia is Spanish for "the pharmacy." The "la" makes this noun feminine.

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La cuenta

La cuenta is Spanish for "the bill." The "la" makes this noun feminine.

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La mesa

La mesa is Spanish for "the table." The "la" makes this noun feminine.

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El colegio

El colegio is Spanish for "the college." The "el" makes this noun masculine.

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El apartamento

El apartamento is Spanish for "the apartment." The "el" makes this noun masculine.

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El diccionario

El diccionario is Spanish for "the dictionary." The "el" makes this noun masculine.

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La cocina

La cocina is Spanish for "the kitchen." The "la" makes this noun feminine.

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La ventana

La ventana is Spanish for "the window." The "la" makes this noun feminine.

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El papel

El papel is Spanish for "the paper." The "el" makes this noun masculine.

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La puerta

La puerta is Spanish for "the door." The "la" makes this noun feminine.

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La piscina

La piscina is Spanish for "the pool." The "la" makes this noun feminine.

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La luz

La luz is Spanish for "the light." The "la" makes this noun feminine.

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La cabeza

La cabeza is Spanish for "the head." The "la" makes this noun feminine.

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El cine

El cine is Spanish for "the movie theater." The "el" makes this noun masculine.

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El sombrero

El sombrero is Spanish for "the hat." The "el" makes this noun masculine.

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El pelo

El pelo is Spanish for "hair." The "el" makes this noun masculine.

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La oreja

La oreja is Spanish for "the ear." The "la" makes this noun feminine.

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El vestido

El vestido is Spanish for "the dress." The "el" makes this noun masculine.

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La vaca

La vaca is Spanish for "the cow." The "la" makes this noun feminine.

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El lobo

El lobo is Spanish for "the wolf." The "el" makes this noun masculine.

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El mono

El mono is Spanish for "the monkey." The "el" makes this noun masculine.

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El río

El río is Spanish for "the river." The "el" makes this noun masculine.

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El aeropuerto

El aeropuerto is Spanish for "the airport." The "el" makes this word masculine.

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El cielo

El cielo is Spanish for "the sky."

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La iglesia

La iglesia is Spanish for "the church." The "la" makes this noun feminine.

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La boca

La boca is Spanish for "the mouth." The "la" makes this noun feminine.

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