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"Bright" is an adjective which is often translated as "brillante", and "shiny" is an adjective which is also often translated as "brillante". Learn more about the difference between "bright" and "shiny" below.
bright(
brayt
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (brilliant)
a. brillante
The sun is too bright for your eyes.El sol es demasiado brillante para los ojos.
b. luminoso
It's such a bright room that we might need some blinds.Es una habitación tan luminosa que puede que necesitemos persianas.
2. (very clever)
a. brillante
That kid is bright. Have you seen his math scores?Ese chico es brillante. ¿Has visto sus notas de matemáticas?
3. (positive)
a. positivo
Always look at the bright side of life.Mira siempre lo positivo de la vida.
4. (vivid)
a. vivo
Kids usually like bright colors.A los niños les suelen gustar los colores vivos.
b. fuerte
The color of the walls is really bright.Está muy fuerte el color de las paredes.
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shiny(
shay
-
ni
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. brillante
Mark got in his shiny red Ferrari and sped away.Mark subió a su Ferrari rojo brillante y salió a toda velocidad.
b. reluciente
The pickpocket was eyeing her shiny gold necklace.El carterista observaba su collar de oro reluciente.
c. lustroso
Alan was strutting his shiny loafers at the party.Alan lucía sus lustrosos mocasines en la fiesta.
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