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"Green" is a noun which is often translated as "el verde", and "naive" is an adjective which is often translated as "ingenuo". Learn more about the difference between "green" and "naive" below.
green(
grin
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (color)
a. el verde
(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).
He doesn't like green.No le gusta el verde.
2. (golf)
a. el green
(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).
He got on the green in two shots.Llegó al green en dos tiros.
3. (politics)
a. el verde
(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).
She tends to support the Greens.Tiende a apoyar a los verdes.
4. (public grassy area in village center)
a. el césped comunal
(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'll meet you in the pub next to the green.Nos vemos en el pub al lado del césped comunal.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
5. (color)
a. verde
I use a green pen to grade exams.Uso una pluma verde para calificar exámenes.
6. (unripe)
a. verde (produce, timber)
These figs are still green.Estos higos todavía están verdes.
7. (inexperienced)
a. verde
I was pretty green, but I've learned a lot since then.Era bastante verde, pero he aprendido mucho desde entonces.
8. (ecological)
a. verde
The new university building is 100% green.El nuevo edificio de la universidad es 100% verde.
b. ecológico
We are seeing an increase in demand for green products.Estamos notando un aumento en la demanda de productos ecológicos.
9. (naive)
a. ingenuo
How could you be so green as to believe that?¿Cómo pudiste ser tan ingenuo para creer eso?
greens
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
10. (green vegetables)
a. la verdura
(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).
You need to include plenty of greens in your diet.Es necesario incluir bastante verdura en tu dieta.
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naive(
nay
-
iv
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (not experienced)
a. ingenuo
You're more naive than I thought if you think he'll keep his word.Eres más ingenuo de lo que pensaba si crees que va a cumplir con su palabra.
b. inocente
You can't fool me. I'm not some naive child.No me puedes engañar. No soy un niño inocente.
c. simplista
I don't like the naive articles published in that paper.No me gustan los artículos simplistas que se publican en ese periódico.
d. cándido
Don't be so naive! It's common knowledge that the mayor is corrupt.¡No seas tan cándido! Es conocimiento común que el alcalde es un corrupto.
2. (fine arts)
a. naif
There is a large naive mural on the wall of the community center.Hay un mural naif grande en la pared del centro comunitario.
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