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"Beautiful" is an adjective which is often translated as "hermoso", and "striking" is an adjective which is often translated as "llamativo". Learn more about the difference between "beautiful" and "striking" below.
beautiful(
byu
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dih
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fuhl
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. hermoso
This poet always writes about beautiful things.Este poeta suele escribir sobre las cosas hermosas.
b. bello
He took her to watch the beautiful sunset.La llevó a mirar el atardecer bello.
c. precioso
The city is beautiful in spring.La ciudad está preciosa en primavera.
d. guapo
You look beautiful in that dress.Te ves guapa con ese vestido.
e. bonito
The dress is elegant and beautiful.El vestido es elegante y bonito.
f. lindo
What a beautiful cat!¡Qué gato más lindo!
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striking(
strayk
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ihng
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (eye-catching)
a. llamativo
The striking colors on the peacock's tale attracted the peahen.Los colores llamativos de la cola del pavo real atrajeron a la pava real.
b. sorprendente
They weren't twins, but they bore a striking resemblance to one another.No eran gemelos, pero su parecido era sorprendente.
c. impresionante
Her striking beauty left all the boys staring at her.Los chicos no podían apartar la mirada de esa belleza impresionante.
d. notable
The Grand Canyon is a striking example of the power of water erosion.El Gran Cañón es un ejemplo notable del poder de la erosión del agua.
2. (work-related)
a. en huelga
The striking workers refused to return to work until their demands were met.Los obreros en huelga se negaron a regresar al trabajo hasta que sus demandas fueran atendidas.
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