Northeast

Northeast(
north
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ist
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A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
1. (of the United States)
a. el Noreste
(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).
(M)
What part of the U.S is Maine in? - It's in the Northeast.¿En qué parte de EE.UU. está Maine? - Está en el Noreste.
b. el Nordeste
(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).
(M)
The Northeast is one of the oldest parts of the United States.El Nordeste es una de las partes más antiguas de los Estados Unidos.
northeast
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
2. (direction)
a. el noreste
(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).
(M)
There's the North Star, so northeast is to the right.Allí está polaris, así que el noreste está a la derecha.
b. el nordeste
(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).
(M)
Now the compass is pointing northeast.Ahora la brújula señala el nordeste.
3. (region)
a. el noreste
(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).
(M)
The northeast of the province is more mountainous than here.El noreste de la provincia es más montañoso que aquí.
b. el nordeste
(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).
(M)
Catalonia is in the northeast of Spain.Cataluña queda en el nordeste de España.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
adverb
4. (toward the northeast)
a. al noreste
I live an hour northeast of Boston.Vivo a una hora al noreste de Boston.
b. al nordeste
If you continue two hours northeast, you'll get to Valladolid.Si sigues dos horas al nordeste, llegarás a Valladolid.
c. hacia el noreste
The ship was headed northeast when the storm hit.La nave iba con rumbo hacia el noreste cuando se desató la tempestad.
d. hacia el nordeste
Drive northeast for two miles and then turn right.Conduzca dos millas hacia el nordeste y luego gire a la derecha.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
5. (in or from the northeast)
a. del noreste
The northeast wind is very cold here.El viento del noreste es muy frío aquí.
b. del nordeste
The northeast tower collapsed under the cannon fire.La torre del nordeste se derrumbó con los cañonazos.
c. noreste
The northeast side of the city has a lot of parks.El lado noreste de la ciudad tiene muchos parques.
d. nordeste
The northeast stretch of the river is the swiftest.El trecho nordeste del río es el de corriente más rápida.
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northeast
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el nordeste m, noreste
(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).
(M)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
2. (side)
a. nordeste, noreste
northeast windviento del nordeste
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
adverb
3. (to go, move)
a. hacia el nordeste
4. (to be situated, face)
a. al nordeste
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northeast [ˈnɔːθˈiːst]
noun
nor(d)este (m)
adjective
[+point, direction] nor(d)este; [+wind] del nor(d)este;
adverb
(northeastward) hacia el nor(d)este; [+situated] al nor(d)este; en el nor(d)este
it's northeast of here
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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