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"Bosque" is a noun which is often translated as "forest", and "lago" is a noun which is often translated as "lake". Learn more about the difference between "bosque" and "lago" below.
bosque(
bohs
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keh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (wooded place)
a. forest
El haya es uno de los árboles más altos del bosque.Beech trees are some of the tallest trees in the forest.
En este bosque habitan tanto osos negros como osos pardos.This forest is inhabited by both black bears and brown bears.
b. wood
Recolecté hongos en el bosque cerca de mi casa.I collected mushrooms in the wood near my house.
c. woods
Hay muchas serpientes venenosas en el bosque.There are lots of venemous snakes in the woods.
d. woodland
Hay un lindo bosque por allá donde podemos hacer un picnic.There's a lovely woodland over there where we can have a picnic.
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lago(
lah
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goh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (body of water)
a. lake
El lago Baikal en Rusia es el lago más profundo del mundo.Lake Baikal in Russia is the deepest lake in the world.
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