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"Escultura" is a noun which is often translated as "sculpture", and "cetro" is a noun which is often translated as "scepter". Learn more about the difference between "escultura" and "cetro" below.
escultura(
ehs
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kool
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too
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rah
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (fine arts)
a. sculpture
La escultura es un arte que particularmente requiere paciencia.Sculpture is an art that particularly requires patience.
2. (work of art)
a. sculpture
En el medio del parque, hay una escultura de un caballo.There is a sculpture of a horse in the middle of the park.
b. carving
La escultura de madera fue destruida en el incendio.The wood carving was destroyed in the fire.
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cetro(
seh
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troh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (rod of command)
a. scepter
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Durante la coronación, el rey llevaba la corona y portaba el cetro en su mano derecha.During the coronation, the king would wear the crown and bear the scepter in his right hand.
b. sceptre (United Kingdom)
Tradicionalmente, el arzobispo entrega la corona, el orbe y el cetro al monarca.Traditionally, the archbishop delivers the crown, the orb, and the sceptre to the monarch.
2. (sway)
a. reign
El cetro del soberano fue duro y opresivo, por eso el pueblo apoyó al usurpador.The monarch's reign was harsh and oppressive, which is why the people supported the usurper.
3. (championship)
a. crown (in contests)
La cantante perdió su cetro tras haber estado seis meses en el número uno de las listas.The singer lost her crown after being at the top of the charts for six months.
b. title (in sports)
Si el test de drogas da positivo, el luchador no podrá mantener su cetro.If he fails the drug test, the wrestler won't keep his title.
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