adobe
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adobe(
uh
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do
-
bi
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (material)
a. el adobe
(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).
Most of the houses in the village were built of adobe.La mayoría de las casas del pueblo estaban construidas de adobe.
2. (brick of adobe)
a. el adobe
(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).
How many adobes do you think we'll need to build another room onto the house?¿Cuántos adobes crees que vamos a necesitar para construir otra habitación y ampliar la casa?
3. (building)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la casa de adobe
(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).
I'm renting an old adobe on the edge of Santa Clara.Estoy rentando una vieja casa de adobe en las afueras de Santa Clara.
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adobe
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (clay)
a. el adobe
(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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adobe [əˈdəʊbɪ]
noun
adobe (m)
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adobe
Listen to an audio pronunciation
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adobe(
ah
-
doh
-
beh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (material)
a. adobe
Aparte de para la elaboración de ladrillos, el adobe se usa para enlucir paredes.Apart from brick-making, adobe is used to plaster walls.
2. (brick)
a. sun-dried brick
El adobe ayuda a que el calor se mantenga dentro de la casa.The sun-dried bricks help to keep the warmth inside the house.
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adobe
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. adobe
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adobe
1 (tabique) adobe; sun-dried brick
2 (S. Cone) (pie) big foot
3
descansar haciendo adobes (México) to moonlight; do work on the side
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bonita finca de adobe
lovely adobe country house
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