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"Classical" is an adjective which is often translated as "clásico", and "classic" is an adjective which is also often translated as "clásico". Learn more about the difference between "classical" and "classic" below.
classical(
klah
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sih
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kuhl
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (traditional)
a. clásico
There are two different economic theories, the Keynesian theory and the Classical theory.Hay dos teorías económicas diferentes: la keynesiana y la clásica.
2. (of ancient Greece and Rome)
a. clásico
Brenda went to Athens to study classical sculpture in the Parthenon.Brenda fue a Atenas a estudiar las esculturas clásicas del Partenón.
3. (of music)
a. clásico
Vivaldi is my favorite classical composer.Vivaldi es mi compositor favorito.
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classic(
klah
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sihk
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (timeless)
a. clásico
She was wearing a classic pantsuit.Llevaba un clásico traje de chaqueta y pantalón.
2. (memorable)
a. memorable
Then he came out with the classic line from "Casablanca".Luego salió con esa memorable frase de "Casablanca".
3. (typical)
a. clásico
It was a classic example of how not to make a cake.Fue un ejemplo clásico de cómo no debe hacerse un pastel.
b. típico
Priscilla is the classic wife who wants to transform her husband into her image.Priscilla es la típica esposa que quiere transformar a su marido a su imagen y semejanza.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
4. (paradigm)
a. el clásico
(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).
Spielberg's "ET" is a classic."ET", de Spielberg, es un clásico.
classics
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
5. (education)
a. las clásicas
(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 studied Classics at Oxford.Estudió clásicas en Oxford.
b. las lenguas y literaturas clásicas
(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).
After taking Classics in high school, I decided to visit Greece.Después de cursar lenguas y literaturas clásicas en la escuela secundaria, decidí ir a Grecia.
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