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Difficult gender agreements. Issues that arise when translating English into Spanish. Being aware of gender agreement and the cases where the gender rule does not apply.

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Issues that arise when translating English into Spanish.

Being aware of gender agreement and the cases where the gender rule does not apply.

Nouns of Greek origin, ending in -ma, -ta, and -pa are generally masculine: el clima, el programa, el tema, el cometa, el planeta, el mapa.
Homónimos: la radio means "radio," while el radio means "radius" or "radium."
[ la radio — radio, short for la radiodifusión; but el radio, radius or radium ]

Más ejemplos:

el cometa — comet (but la cometa, kite) el cura — male priest (but la cura, cure) el dilema — dilemma el diploma — diploma la disco — disco (short for la discoteca) el drama — drama el esquema — outline, diagram la foto — photo (short for la fotografía) el guardabrisa — windshield el guía — male guide (but la guía, guidebook or female guide) la modelo — female model (but el modelo, male model) la moto — motorcycle (short for la motocicleta) el papa — pope (but la papa, potato) el poema — poem el síntoma — symptom el sistema — system el sofá — sofa la soprano — female soprano (but el soprano, male soprano) el tranvía — streetcar

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