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"Forest" is a noun which is often translated as "el bosque", and "woodland" is a noun which is also often translated as "el bosque". Learn more about the difference between "forest" and "woodland" below.
forest(
fawr
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ihst
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (geography)
a. el bosque
(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).
Chipmunks live in the forest.La ardilla listada vive en el bosque.
b. la selva
(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).
(tropical)
There are several endangered species in this area of the forest.Hay varias especies en peligro de extinción en esta zona de la selva.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (relative to the forest)
a. forestal
Forest fires are always a problem at this time of the year.Los incendios forestales siempre son un problema durante esta época del año.
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woodland(
wood
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lihnd
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (land covered in trees)
a. el bosque
(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 lake is surrounded by twenty acres of woodland.El lago está rodeado de veinte acres de bosque.
Tom went out to pick mushrooms under the trees in the woodland.Tom salió a recoger hongos bajo los árboles en el bosque.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (that lives in the woods)
a. del bosque
On our hike, we came across foxes, coyotes, and other woodland creatures.Durante nuestra excursión, encontramos zorros, coyotes y otros animales del bosque.
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