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"Coral" is a noun which is often translated as "el coral", and "snorkel" is a noun which is often translated as "el esnórquel". Learn more about the difference between "coral" and "snorkel" below.
coral(
kawr
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uhl
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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. (marine species)
a. el coral
(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).
We have to do everything in our power to salvage the world's coral reefs.Tenemos que hacer todo lo que podamos para salvar los arrecifes de coral del mundo.
2. (color)
a. el coral
(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).
Coral is similar to a combination of pink and orange.El coral es parecido a una mezcla de los colores rosa y naranja.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (made of coral)
a. coralino
Coral islands are parts of coral reef that have been raised above sea level.Las islas coralinas son porciones de los arrecifes de coral que ascendieron por encima del nivel del mar.
b. de coral
Sheila's husband gave her a coral necklace for her birthday.El marido de Sheila le regaló un collar de coral para su cumpleaños.
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snorkel(
snawr
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kuhl
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (snorkeling equipment)
a. el esnórquel
(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 lost my snorkel near the reef.Perdí mi esnórquel cerca del arrecife.
I'm going to see if there's a place that rents snorkels and goggles around here.Voy a ver si hay algún sitio por aquí que alquile esnórquels y gafas.
b. el tubo de buceo
(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).
They sell snorkels in the store next to the beach.Se venden tubos de buceo en la tienda junto a la playa.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to swim with a snorkel)
a. bucear con esnórquel
I've always wanted to snorkel on the Costa Brava.Siempre he querido bucear con esnórquel en la Costa Brava.
b. bucear con tubo
Our trips offer the opportunity to snorkel with dolphins.Nuestras excursiones ofrecen la oportunidad de bucear con tubo entre delfines.
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