absinthe
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Usage note
This word may be also be spelled "absinth."
absinthe(
ahb
-
sihnth
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (beverage)
a. la absenta
(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).
Be careful drinking too much of that absinthe; it packs quite a punch.Ten cuidado de no tomar demasiado de ese absento porque pega duro.
b. el ajenjo
(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).
The artists were drinking absinthe at the Moulin Rouge.Los artistas estaban bebiendo ajenjo en el Moulin Rouge.
2. (botany)
a. el ajenjo
(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).
Judith clipped some absinthe from her garden to make the remedy.Judith cortó algo de ajenjo de su jardín para preparar el remedio.
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absinthe
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el absenta f, ajenjo
(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).
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