An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (with good luck)
a. lucky
Héctor fue el afortunado ganador de la rifa del carro último modelo.Hector was the lucky winner of the raffle for a brand-new car.
Somos muy afortunadas de haber visto los tiburones ballenas en Holbox.We are very lucky to have seen whale sharks in Holbox.
b. fortunate
Me considero muy afortunado de tener tan maravillosos amigos.I consider myself very fortunate for having such wonderful friends.
2. (auspicious)
a. happy
Me alegro de verte de nuevo; fue un encuentro afortunado.I'm glad to see you again; it was a happy encounter.
b. fortunate
No sabía que tú también venías a esta fiesta. ¡Qué coincidencia tan afortunada!I didn't know you were also coming to this party. What a fortunate coincidence!
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (persona)
a. lucky, fortunate
2. (coincidencia, frase)
a. happy, felicitous
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (persona)
a. lucky person
4. (en lotería)
a. lucky winner
(con suerte) fortunate; lucky; (feliz) happy
poco afortunado unsuccessful; un comentario poco afortunado a rather inappropriate comment
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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