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"Blossom" is a noun which is often translated as "la flor", and "flower" is a noun which is also often translated as "la flor". Learn more about the difference between "blossom" and "flower" below.
blossom(
bla
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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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flower(
flau
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uhr
)
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).
The rose is the flower of love.La rosa es la flor del amor.
2.
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
(best part)
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).
I have to accept that I'm not in the flower of my youth anymore.Tengo que aceptar que ya no estoy en la flor de mi juventud.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to bloom)
a. florecer
Tulips flower in the spring.Los tulipanes florecen en primavera.
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