Spanish masculine words ending in “-a”

As a general rule, in Spanish words that end in -o are masculine and   -a exceptions to this rule, in today’s blog we are going to share with you a list of 15 most common masculine words ending in -a.

You may wonder if there are any rules to remember these exceptions, but the answer is no, the only way to remember them is through the practice and the use of them.

1. El clima The climate
2. El mapa The map
3. El programa The program
4. El idioma The language
5. El problema The problem
6. El sofá The sofa
7. El día The day
8. El aroma The aroma
9. El cometa The comet
10. El esquema The outline
11. El fantasma The ghost
12. El poema The poem
13. El tema The subject
14. El diploma The diploma
15. El planeta The planet

We recommend to learn these words with their article, for example instead of learning just: Planeta, you should learn: el planeta, this way it’ll be easier to remember the article.

What do you think? Did you know any of these words? let us know in the comments section.

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