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"Glitter" is a noun which is often translated as "el brillo", and "glow" is a noun which is also often translated as "el brillo". Learn more about the difference between "glitter" and "glow" below.
glitter(
glih
-
duhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (shine)
a. el brillo
(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 people gazed in wonder at the glitter of the knights' armor.La gente miraba con asombro el brillo de la armadura de los caballeros.
2. (material)
a. la purpurina
(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).
The dancers' costumes were covered with glitter.Los trajes de los bailarines estaban llenos de purpurina.
b. la brillantina
(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).
We're going to stick stars and glitter on our collages.Le vamos a pegar estrellas y brillantina a nuestros collages.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to shine)
a. brillar
The city lights glittered in the night.Las luces de la ciudad brillaban en la noche.
b. relucir
I could see her eyes glitter in the dark.Podía ver sus ojos relucir en la penumbra.
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glow(
glo
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (light)
a. el brillo
(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).
I could see the glow of the windows of a house in the distance.Podía ver el brillo de las ventanas de una casa a lo lejos.
b. el resplandor
(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 glow of the moon lit up the snowy field.El resplandor de la luna iluminaba el campo nevado.
2. (on cheeks)
a. el rubor
(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).
Always choose a color of blush that is similar to the natural glow of your cheeks.Elige siempre un color de colorete que sea similar al rubor natural de tus mejillas.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to shine)
a. brillar
There was a fire glowing in the fireplace.Una lumbre brillaba en el hogar.
b. resplandecer
The lights glowed on the Christmas tree.Las luces resplandecían en el árbol navideño.
c. estar al rojo vivo (metal)
The sword was glowing when the blacksmith withdrew it from the forge.La espada estaba al rojo vivo cuando el herrero la sacó de la fragua.
4. (to exude; used with "with")
a. rebosar de
The last time I saw you, you were sick; now, you're glowing with health!La última vez que te vi, estabas enferma; ¡ahora estás rebosante de salud!
b. irradiar
You were glowing with happiness on our wedding day.Irradiabas felicidad el día de nuestra boda.
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