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"Grove" is a noun which is often translated as "la arboleda", and "wood" is a noun which is often translated as "la madera". Learn more about the difference between "grove" and "wood" below.
grove(
grov
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (botany)
a. la arboleda
(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 grove behind the castle has lemon trees and orange trees.La arboleda detrás del castillo tiene limones y naranjos.
The house is shaded by a grove of eucalyptus.Una arboleda de eucaliptos da sombra a la casa.
b. el bosquecillo
(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 pines grow in beautiful groves behind the beach.Los pinos forman hermosos bosquecillos detrás de la playa.
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wood(
wood
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (material)
a. la madera
(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 Jacksons built their house of wood.Los Jackson construyeron su casa de madera.
b. la leña
(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).
(firewood)
Throw some more wood on the fire.Échale más leña a la fogata.
2. (forested area)
a. el bosque
(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 black bears in this wood.Hay osos negros en este bosque.
3. (golf)
a. el palo de madera
(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 chose a wood for the third hole.Él eligió un palo de madera para el tercer hoyo.
4.
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(erection)
a. la erección
(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).
He woke up with morning wood.Se despertó con una erección por la mañana.
woods
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
5. (forested area)
a. el bosque
(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).
Do you want to take a walk through the woods?¿Quieres dar un paseo por el bosque?
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