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"Nieva" is a form of "nevar", an impersonal verb which is often translated as "to snow". "Está nevando" is a phrase which is often translated as "it's snowing". Learn more about the difference between "está nevando" and "nieva" below.
está nevando(
ehs
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tah
 
neh
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bahn
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doh
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. it's snowing
¡Es Navidad y está nevando!It's Christmas and it's snowing!
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nevar(
neh
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bahr
)
An impersonal verb is a verb with no apparent subject (e.g. Llueve en España.).
1. (weather)
a. to snow
El invierno pasado nevó mucho.It snowed a lot last winter.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to make white)
a. to frost
Voy a nevar los panqués y espolvorearlos con coco rayado.I'm going to frost the cupcakes and sprinkle them with shaved coconut.
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