Quick answer
"Curved" is an adjective which is often translated as "curvo", and "pattern" is a noun which is often translated as "el patrón". Learn more about the difference between "curved" and "pattern" below.
curved(
kuhrvd
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. curvo
Becky covered the piece of paper with curved lines, stars, and flowers.Becky cubrió la hoja de papel con líneas curvas, estrellas y flores.
b. curvado
When he was a kid, Oscar loved to climb the great big curved branch of the tree in the yard.Cuando era niño, a Oscar le encantaba subirse a la gran rama curvada del árbol en el jardín.
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pattern(
pah
-
duhrn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (order or system)
a. el patrón
(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 psychologist must first identify the patient's behavior pattern.El psicólogo primero debe determinar el patrón de conducta del paciente.
b. la pauta
(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).
This treatment pattern must be repeated every three weeks.Esta pauta de tratamiento debe repetirse cada tres semanas.
2. (decorative motif)
a. el estampado
(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).
(on fabric)
I'd like a dress with a floral pattern.Quisiera un vestido con un estampado floral.
b. el diseño
(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 facade is ornamented with Arabesque-inspired patterns.La fachada aparece decorada con diseños inspirados en motivos arabescos.
c. el dibujo
(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).
That pattern you see is actually a map.Ese dibujo que ves es en realidad un mapa.
3. (model for sewing or knitting)
a. el patrón
(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).
Our magazine offers the best selection of sewing patterns for skirts.Nuestra revista ofrece la mejor selección de patrones de costura para faldas.
b. el molde
(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).
(Southern Cone)
Can you knit a sweater from a pattern?¿Sabes tejer un suéter utilizando un molde?
4. (prototype)
a. el modelo
(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).
His work suggests a clear pattern for future study.Su trabajo propone un modelo claro para futuros estudios.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to be modeled after)
a. imitar
Many new fashion trends are patterned on those of years gone by.Muchas tendencias nuevas de la moda imitan las de antaño.
b. basarse en
Some of the biggest box office hits have been patterned after Shakespeare works.Algunas de las películas más taquilleras se basan en obras de Shakespeare.
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