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"Blossom" is a noun which is often translated as "la flor", and "bloom" is an intransitive verb which is often translated as "florecer". Learn more about the difference between "blossom" and "bloom" below.
blossom(
bla
-
suhm
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (botany)
a. la flor
(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).
(single flower)
The beauty of the cherry blossoms is fleeting.La belleza de las flores de cerezo es pasajera.
We saw theorange blossoms when we visited Seville.Vimos las flores de naranjo cuando visitamos Sevilla.
b. las flores
(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).
(mass of flowers)
The whole hillside was covered in lavender blossom.Toda la ladera estaba llena de flores de lavanda.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to produce flowers)
a. florecer
Dandelions are one of the first flowers to blossom in spring.Los dientes de león son una de las primeras flores que florecen en primavera.
3. (to flourish)
a. alcanzar su plenitud
Spanish theater blossomed in Madrid during the Baroque period.El teatro español alcanzó su plenitud en Madrid durante la época barroca.
4. (to turn into)
a. transformarse
What began as rivalry blossomed into a beautiful friendship.Lo que empezó como rivalidad se transformó en una hermosa amistad.
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bloom(
blum
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to blossom)
a. florecer
Next year we're going to the capital to see the Japanese cherry trees bloom.El año que viene vamos a la capital para ver florecer los cerezos japoneses.
The cherry trees bloomed and filled the park with beauty.Los cerezos florecieron y llenaron el parque de hermosura.
b. abrirse
Although spring has arrived, most flowers have not bloomed yet.Aunque llegó la primavera, la mayoría de las flores aún no se han abierto.
2. (to burgeon)
a. florecer
Her talent as an actress bloomed late in life.Su talento como actriz floreció tarde en la vida.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (botany)
a. la flor
(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).
(flower)
The garden is full of blooms.El jardín está lleno de flores.
b. la floración
(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).
(flowering period)
The roses are in full bloom.La rosas están en plena floración.
4. (deposit on fruits and leaves)
a. el vello
(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 rose leaves have developed some bloom.Las hojas del rosal han desarrollado algo de vello.
b. la pelusa
(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 bloom on lemons is resistant to fumigation.La pelusa en los limones es resistente a la fumigación.
5. (rosy complexion)
a. el rubor
(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).
Elena says that Mauro is the one who puts the bloom in her cheeks.Elena dice que Mauro es quien le pone el rubor en las mejillas.
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