alien
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alien(
ey
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li
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ihn
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (being from outer space)
a. el extraterrestre
(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).
, la extraterrestre
(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).
The film is about two science fiction fans who meet an alien.La película es sobre dos fans de la ciencia ficción que se encuentran con un extraterrestre.
b. el alienígena
(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).
, la alienígena
(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).
Many wonder if there are aliens living on another planet.Muchos se preguntan si hay alienígenas viviendo en otro planeta.
2. (foreigner)
a. el extranjero
(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).
, la extranjera
(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).
It's strange to see aliens in the Amish villages.Es raro ver a extranjeros en los pueblos amish.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (extraterrestrial)
a. extraterrestre
In the film, scientists discover an alien form of life.En la película, los científicos descubren una forma de vida extraterrestre.
b. alienígena
I love watching documentaries about possible alien creatures.Me encanta ver documentales sobre posibles criaturas alienígenas.
4. (strange)
a. extraño
His discreet behavior during the dinner with their friends was alien to her.Su comportamiento reservado durante la cena con sus amigos le resultó extraño.
b. ajeno
The quiet life of the island was totally alien to us.La vida tranquila de la isla nos era totalmente ajena.
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alien
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (formal)
a. el extranjero(a)
(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).
la extranjero(a)
(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).
(foreigner)
2. (from outer space)
a. el extraterrestre mf, alienígena
(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).
la extraterrestre mf, alienígena
(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).
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (strange)
a. extraño(a)
it was alien to her natureera ajeno a su carácter
4. (from outer space)
a. extraterrestre, alienígena
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alien [ˈeɪlɪən]
adjective
1 (foreign) extranjero
...what he described as the presence of alien forces in the region
2 (unfamiliar) extraño; ajeno
Alone in an alien culture, he befriended Albertine He found the office a completely alien environment after all his years on the road
alien to ajeno a
The concepts used in quantum physics are quite alien to most people
3 (extraterrestrial) alienígena; extraterrestre
...an alien spaceship/civilization
alien being alienígena (m); extraterrestre (m)
noun
1 (foreigner) extranjeroaextranjera (m) (f);a extranjera
2 (extraterrestrial) alienígena (m); extraterrestre (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
alíen they ally
The word alíen is the present subjunctive form of aliar in the third person plural. There are other translations for this conjugation. See the full aliar conjugation.
aliar
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aliar(
ah
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lyahr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (politics)
a. to ally
El negociador consiguió aliar dos naciones que habían sido enemigas en el pasado.The negotiatior managed to ally two nations with a history of mutual enmity.
2. (to unite)
a. to combine
El artista alía en su obra dos estilos pictóricos muy diferentes.The artist combines two very different pictorial styles in his work.
b. to ally
Diane alió su experiencia de dirección con su don de gentes para establecer un negocio propio.She allied her management experience with her good people skills to set up her own company.
aliarse
A reciprocal verb is a verb that indicates that two or more subjects perform an action on each other (e.g. Ellos se abrazan.).
3. (politics)
a. to form an alliance
Los dos partidos se aliaron para oponerse a los caudillos militares.The two parties formed an alliance to oppose the warlords.
4. (to band together)
a. to join forces
Las dos marcas se aliaron para lanzar una potente campaña publicitaria navideña.The two brands joined forces to launch a strong Christmas advertising campaign.
A reflexive verb is a verb that indicates that the subject performs an action on itself (e.g. Miguel se lava.).
5. (politics; used with "con")
a. to ally oneself with
El rey Ricardo se alió con Felipe de España para oponerse a su padre Enrique.King Richard allied himself with Philip of Spain to oppose his father Henry.
6. (to band together; used with "con")
a. to ally oneself with
La empresa se alió con una start-up para producir la nueva tableta.The company allied itself with a start-up to produce the new tablet.
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aliar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (naciones)
a. to ally
2. (cualidades)
a. to combine
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
3. (general)
a. to form an alliance
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aliar
transitive verb
to ally; bring into an alliance
pronominal verb
aliarse to form an alliance
aliarse con to ally o.s. with; side with
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