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In general, the conjugation depends on the "gender" the subject has and if the subject is context plural or singular. "Persona(s)" is femenine (plural with [s]). The form of the "to be" verb here is [son] in a plural context where what we mean is being (it is equivalent to [are]), it applies for masculine or femenine. In the ...


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La clave para saber a quién se va a aplicar el sentido del verbo es el sustantivo de la oración (en tu ejemplo "personas", sustantivo femenino). En la frase: "Un millón de personas", el sujeto es "personas" mientras que "Un millón" (o "Dos millones", "Cinco", etc.) es un adjetivo cardinal aplicado ...


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Además de lo señalado por @VeAqui en su excelente respuesta, ten en cuenta que color puede ser también femenino en las acepciones 1.a y 2.a, por lo que también es correcto "la color púrpura".


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Púrpura es una palabra con los dos géneros: es femenina y masculina. Puede verse en la 9.a acepción del DLE. Así que no es necesaria la palabra púrpuro.


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No gender rules are being violated in your examples, because there are no rules. Spanish has two genders, but that's not the whole story. There are epicene nouns which have one form and one given gender, no matter what they refer to, even if they refer to a person or an animal with a known biological sex. An example: persona. There are common nouns which ...


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There is no logical reason "why" gender or noun-class assignments are manifested the way they are in Spanish or any other language. Languages have their own internal rules which are not bound by what we think of as logical or rational. The internal logic of Spanish arbitrarily permits some elements to be variable by gender or sex, and not others. ...


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The word "Joven" is an adjective, but the others words are nouns. Every noun has a gender but the adjective is the complement. When you write "el joven", actually said "el hombre joven" and "la joven" means "la mujer joven". About the nouns, in some dialects you could use "la bebé" and some people ...


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