Quick answer
"Carving" is a noun which is often translated as "la talla", and "sculpture" is a noun which is often translated as "la escultura". Learn more about the difference between "carving" and "sculpture" below.
carving(
kar
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vihng
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (sculpted work)
a. la talla
(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 anthropologist collected all sorts of unusual carvings on his travels.El antropólogo coleccionó todo tipo de tallas extrañas durante sus viajes.
b. la escultura
(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).
There was an enormous wooden carving of a wolf in a corner of the room.Había una enorme escultura en madera de un lobo en un rincón del cuarto.
2. (act of carving)
a. el tallado
(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).
Once the carving of the piece was finished, Alberto began to paint it with bright colors.Cuando terminó el tallado de la pieza, Alberto empezó a pintarla con colores brillantes.
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sculpture(
skuhlp
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chuhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (statue)
a. la escultura
(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).
He created a beautiful marble sculpture.Él creó una hermosa escultura de mármol.
2. (fine arts)
a. la escultura
(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).
She is as gifted at sculpture as she is at painting.Ella es tan dotada para la escultura como lo es para la pintura.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to create sculptures)
a. esculpir
It took him two years to sculpture this statue.Le tomó dos años esculpir esta estatua.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (to create sculptures)
a. esculpir
Rodin sculptured for more than a decade.Rodin esculpió por más de una década.
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