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"Gold" is a noun which is often translated as "el oro", and "bronze" is a noun which is often translated as "el bronce". Learn more about the difference between "gold" and "bronze" below.
gold(
gold
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (metal)
a. el oro
(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).
My grandfather spent years looking for gold, but never found it.Mi abuelo pasó años buscando oro, pero nunca lo encontró.
2. (color)
a. el color oro
(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).
We painted the walls gold.Pintamos las paredes color oro.
3. (medal)
a. la medalla de oro
(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).
She won two golds in the Barcelona Olympic Games.Ganó dos medallas de oro en los Juegos Olímpicos de Barcelona.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (metal)
a. de oro (invariable)
Jack got a gold watch when he retired.A Jack le regalaron un reloj de oro cuando se jubiló.
5. (gold-colored)
a. dorado
The presenter was wearing a stunning gold evening gown.La presentadora llevaba puesto un vestido dorado e imponente.
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bronze(
branz
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (metal)
a. el bronce
(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).
We used bronze for the decorative tiles of the building because it is stronger than copper.Usamos bronce para las tejas decorativas del edificio porque es más resistente que el cobre.
2. (statue)
a. el bronce
(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).
There are bronzes of lions on the steps to the library.Hay bronces de leones en los escalones de la biblioteca.
3. (color)
a. el bronce
(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).
My favorite color to wear is bronze because it highlights my eyes.Mi color favorito de ropa es el bronce porque resalta mis ojos.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (color)
a. de color bronce
I'm sorry, but that bronze suit looks hideous.Lo siento, pero ese traje de color bronce se ve espantoso.
5. (material)
a. de bronce
The museum commissioned the sculptor to make bronze statues for an exhibit.El museo le encargó al escultor que hiciera estatuas de bronce para una exposición.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
6. (to tan)
a. broncearse
Have you ever considered bronzing your skin? You look so pale!¿Alguna vez has considerado broncearte la piel? ¡Te ves tan pálida!
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