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"Lush" is an adjective which is often translated as "exuberante", and "rich" is an adjective which is often translated as "rico". Learn more about the difference between "lush" and "rich" below.
lush
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (abundant in plants)
a. exuberante
We walked through the botanical gardens, admiring the lush foliage and breathing in its sweet aroma.Caminamos por el jardín botánico, admirando el exuberante follaje y aspirando su dulce aroma.
b. lozano
We ascended into the mountains, which were covered in dense, lush vegetation.Fuimos ascendiendo por las montañas, que estaban cubiertas de una vegetación tupida y lozana.
c. rico (pasture)
The farmhouse was surrounded by miles of green fields and lush pastures.La granja estaba rodeada por millas de campos verdes y ricas pasturas.
2. (opulent)
a. lujoso
The opera house's lush interior is a feast for the eyes.El interior lujoso del teatro de la ópera es un deleite para los ojos.
b. suntuoso
The knights were received at the castle with a lush banquet in their honor.Recibieron a los caballeros en el castillo con un suntuoso banquete en su honor.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(drunkard)
a. el borrachín
(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).
, la borrachina
(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 old lush roared with laughter, his bright red cheeks gleaming.El viejo borrachín reía a carcajadas, con sus mejillas sonrosadas y relucientes.
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rich(
rihch
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (wealthy)
a. rico
His grandfather was rich and left him a trust fund.Su abuelo era rico y le dejó un fondo fiduciario.
2. (luxurious)
a. suntuoso
The furniture looked rich and unmistakably French.El mobiliario era suntuoso e inconfundiblemente francés.
3. (plentiful)
a. abundante
We offer you a rich resource guide.Te ofrecemos una guía con abundantes recursos.
b. rico
This soil is rich in organic matter.Este suelo es rico en materia orgánica.
4. (tasty)
a. sabroso
The sauce is very rich and creamy.La salsa es muy sabrosa y cremosa.
b. pesado (negative connotation)
The food was too rich for me.La comida me resultó demasiado pesada.
5. (concentrated)
a. intenso
It is a roasted coffee with a rich aroma.Es un café tostado de intenso aroma.
b. generoso (wine)
It is reminiscent of the rich wines of the Tuscan countryside.Hace pensar en los vinos generosos de la campaña toscana.
6. (deep)
a. intenso (color)
On the wall there was a medieval tapestry of rich colors.En la pared había un tapiz medieval de colores intensos.
b. profundo (voice)
More impressive still than his piano playing was his rich voice.Aún más impresionante que su forma de tocar el piano era su profunda voz.
7. (fertile)
a. fértil
The land was rich and the harvest plentiful.La tierra era fértil y la cosecha era abundante.
8.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(funny)
a. gracioso
That's rich coming from you.Es gracioso que seas tú quien dice eso.
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
9. (wealthy people)
a. los ricos
(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 rich will keep getting richer and richer.Los ricos seguirán haciéndose cada vez más ricos.
riches
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
10. (wealth)
a. la riqueza
(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 pirates sailed the seven seas in search of riches.Los piratas navegaron los siete mares en busca de riqueza.
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