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"Board of education" is a noun which is often translated as "la junta educativa", and "brown" is a noun which is often translated as "el marrón". Learn more about the difference between "board of education" and "brown" below.
board of education(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (education)
a. la junta educativa
(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).
Mrs. Hamilton is a mother of two and a member of the town's board of education.La Sra. Hamilton es madre de dos hijos y miembro de la junta educativa del municipio.
b. la junta de educación
(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 Virginia State Board of Education ordered the school be reopened.La Junta de Educación del estado de Virginia ordenó que se reabriera la escuela.
c. el consejo de educación
(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 county's board of education will gather feedback from families and educators on the problems facing elementary schools.El consejo de educación del condado recogerá opiniones de las familias y los docentes sobre los problemas de las escuelas primarias.
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brown(
braun
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (color)
a. el marrón
(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).
I like brown.Me gusta el marrón.
b. el café
(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).
(color)
Regionalism used in Ecuador
(Ecuador)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Brown is my favorite color.Mi color preferido es el café.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (color)
a. marrón
The leaves are turning brown.Las hojas se están poniendo marrones.
b. café
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Ecuador
(Ecuador)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
My husband has brown eyes.Mi esposo tiene los ojos café.
c. castaño
Her brown hair is so beautiful.Su cabello castaño es tan hermoso.
d. pardo
The brown bear was searching for berries.El oso pardo estaba buscando moras.
e. moreno (skin, hair)
He has brown hair, but his sister is blonde.Él es moreno pero su hermana es rubia.
f. bronceado (skin)
My skin is brown because I spent all summer at the beach.Tengo la piel bronceada porque estuve en la playa todo el verano.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (culinary)
a. dorar
They browned the turkey in the oven.Doraron el pavo en el horno.
b. saltear
They browned the vegetables in the wok.Saltearon las verduras en el wok.
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