viva
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Listen to an audio pronunciation
viva(
vi
-
vuh
)
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
1. (used to express good will)
a. viva
The fans cheered, "Viva Lenny!" when he made a basket from across the court.Los aficionados vitorearon, "¡Viva Lenny!" cuando hizo una canasta desde el otro lado de la cancha.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (education) (United Kingdom)
a. el examen oral
(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).
Randy felt relaxed and prepared as he walked into the room for his viva.Randy se sintió tranquilo y preparado cuando entró en la sala para su examen oral.
b. la defensa de la tesis
(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).
Now that Marta has handed in her PhD thesis, she will have to prepare for her viva.Ahora que Marta entregó su tesis de doctorado, tendrá que prepararse para la defensa de la tesis.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (education)
a. evaluar el examen oral de
I'm helping my colleagues viva a student on his PhD in Applied Linguistics.Estoy ayudando a mis colegas a evaluar el examen oral de un estudiante que opta a un doctorado en Lingüística Aplicada.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
viva
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (university)
a.
viva (voce)examen oral
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
viva [ˈviːvə]
interjection
viva Caroline! ¡viva Caroline!
viva [ˈvaɪvə]
noun
(also viva voce) examen (m) oral
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
¡Viva!
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Listen to an audio pronunciation
¡Viva!(
bee
-
bah
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. Hurrah!
¡El ejército ganó la guerra! - ¡Viva!Our army won the war! - Hurrah!
b. Hooray!
¡Ha nacido el heredero del Rey! ¡Es un niño! - ¡Viva!The King's heir is born! It's a boy! - Hooray!
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
Word Roots
Hover on a tile to learn new words with the same root.
Loading roots
Word Roots
Hover on a tile to learn new words with the same root.
Loading roots
Learn Spanish with Fluencia
Try Fluencia, the new Spanish learning program from SpanishDict.
  • Fun and interactive
  • Highly effective
  • Easy to use
  • Works on any device
Start Learning