alcove
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alcove(
ahl
-
kov
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (nook)
a. el hueco
(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 alcove has room for a small bookcase.En el hueco cabe una estantería pequeña.
b. el nicho
(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 bed in the guest suite is tucked into an alcove with a window.La cama de la suite de invitados está escondida en un nicho que también tiene una ventana.
c. la hornacina
(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).
Each alcove at the church displays a different sculpture.Cada una de las hornacinas en la iglesia muestra una escultura distinta.
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alcove
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el hueco
(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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alcove [ˈælkəʊv]
noun
nicho (m); hueco (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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