b
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This word may be capitalized in sense 1) and must be capitalized in sense 2).
b(
bi
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (letter)
a. la b
(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 first letter in "Benjamin" is b.La primera letra en "Benjamin" es b.
b. la be
(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).
Is "vaca" written with a b or a v?¿"Vaca" se escribe con be o con uve?
c. la be alta
(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).
"Betty" is written with a b."Betty" se escribe con be alta.
d. la be grande
(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).
"Thumb" ends with a b."Thumb" termina en be grande.
e. la be larga
(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).
"Bolivia" is written with a b."Bolivia" se escribe con be larga.
f. la be de burro
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Is "Venice" written with a b or a v?¿"Venice" se escribe con be de burro o con ve de vaca?
2. (music)
a. el si
(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).
To play B on the trumpet, you have to press this valve.Para tocar el si en la trompeta, hay que apretar este pistón.
b. la B
(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 pianist played a B and a D.El pianista tocó una B y una D.
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b
(abbr born)
1. nacido(a)
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B
b
[biː]
noun
1 (letter) B (f); b (f)
B for Bertie B de Burgos; number 7b (in house numbers) número 7b
2 (Mús)
B si (m); B major/minor si mayor/menor; B sharp/flat si sostenido/bemol
3 (Educ) notable (m)
modifier
B road (n) (Britain) carretera (f) comarcal or secundaria
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b
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Usage note
The letters b and v are pronounced identically by many Spanish speakers. As a result, the letter b is often called "be alta," "be grande," or "be larga." This word may be capitalized in sense 1) and must be capitalized in sense 2).
b(
beh
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (letter)
a. b
La palabra "bonita" empieza con la letra b. The word "beautiful" begins with the letter b.
2. (music)
a. B
El coro cantó una B.The choir sang a B.
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B, b
, be(ˈlarγa)]
[be
feminine noun
1. B, b (letra) (peninsular SpanishAm)
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B
b
[be] (letra) B; b
se escribe con B de Barcelona it's written with a B
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