allusion
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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. (general)
a. la alusión
(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 heard a popular Caribbean song that makes allusions to deities from the Yoruba pantheon.Escuché una canción popular del caribe que hace alusiones a las deidades del panteón yoruba.
b. la referencia
(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 figure of the wise woman with the owl in the story could be an allusion to Athena.La figura de la mujer sabia con el búho en el cuento podría ser una referencia a Atenea.
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allusion
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la alusión
(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).
to make an allusion (to)hacer (una) alusión (a)
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allusion [əˈluːʒən]
noun
alusión (f); referencia (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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