Pythonistas? <- Re: OT: Perl programmers?

Tim Hammerquist tim at vegeta.ath.cx
Wed Feb 13 12:52:18 CET 2002


Gustavo Cordova <gcordova at hebmex.com> graced us by uttering:
> And also "agua" which seems female, but it's a male subject: "el agua".

IIRC, "agua" _is_ feminine, but takes the masculine article when
singular. Mi diccionario dice que "agua" es feminina, también.

OTOH, la palabra "mar" es masculina _y_ feminina. Por ejemplo:

    "el agua en la mar"     # Correct
    "las aguas del mar"     # Correct

HTH
Tim Hammerquist
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