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  2.5 Neutral article in Spanish  

There is no neutral thing in the Spanish language. Everything is either feminine or masculine. Still there is a neutral article - What for? The neutral article lo forms a noun from an adjective. It is a generalisation like in English combination of the + adjective.

bueno = good
lo bueno = the good (for instance: lo bueno en ese caso es … = the good in this case is)

malo = bad
lo malo = the bad (for instance: lo malo en ese caso es … = the bad in this case is )

hermoso = nice
lo hermoso = the nice

raro = strange
lo raro = the strange

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