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"Gnome" is a noun which is often translated as "el gnomo", and "goblin" is a noun which is often translated as "el duende". Learn more about the difference between "gnome" and "goblin" below.
gnome(
nom
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (mythology)
a. el gnomo
(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).
Megan swears she saw a group of gnomes run into the woods with one of her lawn flamingos.Megan jura que vio un grupo de gnomos correr hacia el bosque llevándose uno de los flamencos de su jardín.
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goblin(
gab
-
lihn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (supernatural being)
a. el duende
(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).
A goblin and an ogress were standing at the entrance to the castle.Un duende y una ogresa estuvieron parados en la entrada del castillo.
The maid swore she saw a goblin steal the jewelry.La criada juró que había visto a un duende robar las joyas.
b. el trasgo
(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 goblin tricked the princess.El trasgo engañó a la princesa.
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