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Is lapiz masculine or feminine in Spanish?

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Is lapiz masculine or feminine in Spanish?

Lapiz:

Lapiz is the Spanish word for pencil. However, to incorporate this word into conversation you need to know the gender of the word so you can match the definite or indefinite articles.

Answer and Explanation:

Lápiz is gendered masculine in Spansh, so the definite article is el and the indefinite article is un. Here are some sample sentences:

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