adieu

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adieu
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
interjection
1.
A word or phrase that is no longer used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another era (e.g. thou).
(archaic)
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
(bye)
a. adiós
I must go. Adieu, my love!Tengo que irme. ¡Adiós, amor!
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
2.
A word or phrase that is no longer used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another era (e.g. thou).
(archaic)
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
(farewell)
a. la despedida
(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).
(F)
Lorena bid adieu to her husband and got on the train.Lorena hizo su despedida a su esposo y se subió al tren.
b. el adiós
(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)
She came to the hospital to give me her last adieu.Vino al hospital para darme su último adiós.
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adieu [əˈdjuː] adieus adieux [əˈdjuːz]
interjection
¡adiós!
noun
adiós (m)
to bid adieu to [+person] despedirse de; [+thing] renunciar a; abandonar; to say one's adieus or adieux despedirse
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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