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buenos dias

Postby wollie » Sun Jul 02, 2017 2:50 pm

Is it spelled the same for male/female.
buenas dias (female)
buenos dias (male)

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Re: buenos dias

Postby Free at Last » Sun Jul 02, 2017 3:19 pm

It doesn't relate to the gender of the person you're addressing - it relates to the noun (el dia - the day) and that is a masculine noun which is why it is always buenos dias.

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Re: buenos dias

Postby Paulinmalaga » Sun Jul 02, 2017 3:50 pm

So that follows that the noun el noche & tarde are feminine nouns....hence Buenas Noches/Tardes

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Re: buenos dias

Postby Free at Last » Sun Jul 02, 2017 4:24 pm

Yes, they are feminine nouns, so it is la noche (rather than el noche) and la tarde, and yes, hence it is Buenas Noches/Tardes.

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Re: buenos dias

Postby markwilding » Sun Jul 02, 2017 5:13 pm

Strange though that a word ending in A is masculine as normally nouns with an A ending are feminine and O masuline.
El Planeta is another masculine one and la mano is feminine.

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Re: buenos dias

Postby Free at Last » Sun Jul 02, 2017 5:17 pm

Yes, there are quite a few of them. El sofá and el sistema are two others that always seem to me should be feminine, but they're not.

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Re: buenos dias

Postby IreneD » Sun Jul 02, 2017 6:47 pm

La barba is a weird one. Beard should be masculine, you'd think.

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Re: buenos dias

Postby Miro » Sun Jul 02, 2017 10:03 pm

There are quite a few effeminate beards in Torremolinos, especailly around "La" Nogalera at night :lol:
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Re: buenos dias

Postby IreneD » Mon Jul 03, 2017 12:57 am

Ha ha! Actually, when I posted that, I did think to myself that - given the increase in whiskers on my own chin, as I age, maybe it's not so weird. My tweezers are my friend lol.

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Re: buenos dias

Postby peteroldracer » Mon Jul 03, 2017 9:13 am

It is good to have a plucky little friend Irene....
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Re: buenos dias

Postby Gasman » Mon Jul 03, 2017 11:29 am

:clap: :clap: :clap:

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Re: buenos dias

Postby IreneD » Mon Jul 03, 2017 1:41 pm

It is indeed, Peter. :) Hope I don't have to start shaving...... :problem:

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Re: buenos dias

Postby patricia » Sun Jul 09, 2017 4:54 pm

Miro wrote:There are quite a few effeminate beards in Torremolinos, especailly around "La" Nogalera at night :lol:


:lol: :lol: :P
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