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"Goblet" is a noun which is often translated as "la copa", and "chalice" is a noun which is often translated as "el cáliz". Learn more about the difference between "goblet" and "chalice" below.
goblet
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la copa
(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 prince proposed a toast to the king, and we all raised our crystal goblets to our lips.El príncipe propuso un brindis por el rey, y todos nos llevamos las copas de cristal a los labios.
b. el cáliz
(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 word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
I inherited a beautiful silver goblet from my grandfather.Heredé un hermoso cáliz de plata de mi abuelo.
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chalice
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (religious)
a. el cáliz
(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 priest held up the chalice during mass and blessed the wine.El sacerdote levantó el cáliz durante la misa y bendijo el vino.
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