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"Deportes acuáticos" is a plural noun which is often translated as "water sports", and "playero" is an adjective which is often translated as "beach". Learn more about the difference between "deportes acuáticos" and "playero" below.
deportes acuáticos(
deh
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pohr
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tehs
 
ah
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kwah
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tee
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kohs
)
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
1. (sports)
a. water sports
Sobre todo, me gusta practicar deportes acuáticos, como el surf y el windsurf.Above all, I like to practice water sports, like surfing and windsurfing.
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playero(
plah
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yeh
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roh
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. beach
Me lastimé la muñeca jugando voleibol playero.I hurt my wrist playing beach volleyball.
Si vamos de vacaciones a la costa, voy a tener que comprar zapatos playeros.If we're having a seaside vacation, I'll need to buy some beach shoes.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
No soy una persona muy playera; prefiero el monte.I'm not really a beach person; I prefer the countryside.
Si eres muy playero, no te va a gustar este hotel porque está bastante lejos de la playa.If you're an avid beachgoer, you won't like this hotel because it's quite far from the beach.
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