List of common feminine nouns in Spanish ending in -ma

Introduction

In this article, there is a list of common feminine nouns in Spanish ending in -ma.

Why this list?

.... because 

.....there can be a confusion between Spanish masculine nouns ending in -ma, and feminine nouns ending in -ma

So, here is the list to help all students of Spanish!

List of common feminine nouns in Spanish ending in -ma

Spanish feminine noun ending in -ma

la alarma

English translation

alarm

el alma (the gender is feminine despite the "el")

soul

la amalgama

amalgam

la crema

cream

la Cuaresma

Lent

la chusma

rabble

la diadema

diadem / tiara

la doma

breaking-in / taming

la dracma

drachma

la enzima

enzyme

la escama

scale (fish)

la esgrima

fencing (with swords)

la esperma

sperm

la estima

esteem

la estragema

strategem

la fama

fame

el arma (the gender is feminine despite the "el")

weapon

el asma (the gender is feminine despite the "el")

asthma

la broma

joke

la firma

firm / signature

la flema

phlegm

la forma

shape

la gama

selection / range

la goma

rubber

la lágrima

tear (teardrop)

la lima

file (for nails), lime (fruit)

la llama

flame

la loma

hillock

la marisma

marsh

la máxima

maxim

la merma

decrease

la norma

norm

la palma

palm

la calma

la cama

la cima

la paloma

la pantomina

la pamema

la quema

la rama

la rima

la sima

la suma

la toma

la trama

la yema

calm

bed

summit

dove

pantomine

unnecessary fuss

burning

branch

rhyme

chasm / abyss

sum

taking

plot (of novel)

egg yolk / fingertip

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List of common feminine nouns in Spanish ending in -ma
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In this article, there is a comprehensive list of common feminine nouns in Spanish ending in -ma. An essential guide for serious Spanish students.
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