Ave
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Ave(
ahv
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (religious)
a. la avemaría
(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 chorus sang an Ave at the funeral.El coro cantó una avemaría en el funeral.
Ave.
An abbreviation is the shortened form of a word or group of words (e.g. "UFO" = "unidentified flying object"; "p." = "page").
abbreviation
2. (avenue)
a. Avda.
Is "2323 San Juan Ave." the correct address?¿Es "Avda. San Juan 2323" la dirección correcta?
b. Av.
The sign says "Santa Fe Ave." but I think we're looking for Santa Ana Avenue.El letrero dice "Av. Santa Fe" pero creo que estamos buscando la Avenida Santa Ana.
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ave
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Feminine nouns that begin with a stressed "a-" or "ha-" sound in Spanish use the definite article "el" in the singular.
ave(
ah
-
beh
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (animal)
a. bird
Las aves que pasaron volando sobre mi casa se dirigían al sur para pasar el invierno.The birds that flew over my house were heading south for the winter.
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ave
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (animal)
a. bird
el Ave Fénixthe phoenix
ave del Paraísobird of paradise
2. (fig)
a.
ser un ave de pasoto be a rolling stone
ave de presabird of prey
3. (también fig)
a.
ave rapaz o de rapiñabird of prey
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
4. (general)
a.
¡Ave María Purísima!saints preserve us!
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ave
(pájaro) bird; especialmente (Latinoamérica) (pollo) chicken
ave acuática ave acuátil water bird
ave canora ave cantora songbird
ave de corral chicken; fowl
ave del paraíso bird of paradise
ave de paso bird of passage
ave de presa ave de rapiña bird of prey
ave marina sea bird
ave negra (S. Cone) crooked lawyer
ave nocturna night bird; también
aves de corral poultry
singular
; (s)
ave zancuda wader; wading bird
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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