hacha f (plural haches)
- axe (tool)
- (Old Chamorro, cardinal) one (in general)
hacha f (plural hachas)
The feminine noun hacha is like other feminine nouns starting with a stressed a sound in that it takes the definite article el (normally reserved for masculine nouns) in the singular when there is no intervening adjective:
However, if an adjective intervenes between the article and the noun, the article reverts to la.