Distinguishing Masculine and Feminine Articles in Spanish
Part of the Spanish For Dummies Cheat Sheet
Like many things in the Spanish language, Spanish articles have either a masculine or a feminine gender that must match the masculine or feminine gender of the Spanish nouns you pair them with. (For example, you say la blusa (lah bvlooh-sah) (the blouse) but el vestido (ehl bvehs-tee-doh) (the dress). Articles in Spanish include the (a definite article) and a, an, and some (indefinite articles).
|the (singular)||el (ehl)||la (lah)|
|the (plural)||los (lohs)||las (lahs)|
|a, an (singular)||un (oohn)||una (ooh-nah)|
|some (plural)||unos (ooh-nohs)||unas (ooh-nahs)|