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"Bale" is a noun which is often translated as "el fardo", and "vale" is a noun which is often translated as "el valle". Learn more about the difference between "bale" and "vale" below.
bale(
beyl
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (bundle)
a. el fardo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The farmer distributed the bale of hay among the horses.El granjero distribuyó el heno del fardo entre los caballos.
b. la paca
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The countryside was spattered with bales.El campo estaba salpicado con pacas.
c. la bala
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I bought a bale of straw to put some in the poultry yard.Compré una bala de paja para echarlo en el corral.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to bundle)
a. empacar
The machine will come tomorrow to bale the alfalfa.Mañana pasa la máquina a empacar la alfalfa.
3. (to remove water by bucket) (United Kingdom)
a. achicar
The rain began to fill the boat, so we had to bale the water out to keep from sinking.La lluvia comenzó a llenar el barco, así que tuvimos que achicar el agua para evitar que se hundiera.
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vale(
veyl
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1.
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
(general)
a. el valle
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Our village lies in a beautiful vale at the foot of the mountainNuestra aldea está situada en un hermoso valle al pie de la montaña.
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