Gloria
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Gloria(
glaw
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ri
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uh
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A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
1. (name)
a. Gloria
Gloria baked some cookies for the party.Gloria horneó una galletas para la fiesta.
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Gloria
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Gloria(
gloh
-
ryah
)
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
1. (name)
a. Gloria
Gloria grabbed the mic and started to sing.Gloria agarró el micrófono y empezó a cantar.
gloria
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
2. (fame)
a. glory
David consiguió la gloria cuando venció a Goliat.David achieved glory when he defeated Goliath.
3. (pleasure)
a. delight
Ver La Traviata en el teatro fue la gloria absoluta.Seeing La Traviata at the theater was an absolute delight.
b. bliss
Escucharte tocar a Chopin fue una gloria.It was a bliss to hear you play Chopin.
4. (celebrity)
a. great figure
Alfred Hitchcock es una de las glorias del cine.Alfred Hitchcock is one of the great figures in cinema.
b. great name
Gabriel García Márquez es una gloria de la literatura latinoamericana.Gabriel Garcia Marquez is one of the great names in Latin American literature.
c. hero
El piloto brasileño Ayrton Senna es una gloria de la Fórmula Uno.The Brazilian pilot Ayrton Senna is a Formula One hero.
5. (religious)
a. glory
El mártir alcanzó la gloria eterna.The martyr achieved eternal glory.
b. heaven
Mi bisabuelo se ganó la gloria y ahora descansa en paz.My great-grandfather went to heaven and now rests in peace.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
6. (religious)
a. Gloria
El gloria viene después del Kyrie eleison.The gloria comes after the Kyrie eleison.
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gloria
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (en religión)
a. glory
2. (celebridad)
a. celebrity, star
3. (placer)
a. delight
estar en la gloriato be in seventh heaven
saber a gloriato taste divine o heavenly
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gloria
1 (cielo) glory
ganarse la gloria to go to heaven; ¡por la gloria de mi madre! by all that's holy!; Dios le tenga en su santa gloria God rest his soul
2 (delicia) delight; (éxtasis) bliss
esta piscina es una gloria this pool is heavenly
el día es pura gloria
a gloria
oler a gloria to smell divine; saber a gloria to taste heavenly
dar gloria
cocina que da gloria she's a wonderful cook; está que da gloria verla she looks wonderful
la casa está que da gloria verla ¡da gloria verlos!
estar en la gloria to be in heaven
aquí en pleno campo se está en la gloria
3 (fama) glory
cubrirse de gloria to make a fine mess of sth
4 (personalidad) great figure; great (familiar)
este chico mañana será una gloria
una de las grandes glorias del cine one of the greats (familiar) o great figures of the cinema; una vieja gloria a has-been (familiar)
5 (apelativo)
¡sí, gloria! yes, my love!
6 (droga) hash (familiar); pot (muy_familiar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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