amber
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amber(
ahm
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buhr
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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. (fossilized resin)
a. el ámbar
(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).
This insect, which is 230 million years old, is perfectly preserved in amber.Este insecto, que tiene 230 millones de años, está perfectamente preservado en ámbar.
2. (color)
a. el ámbar
(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 fall leaves gradually turn from brown to amber.Las hojas otoñales cambian poco a poco de marrón a ámbar.
3. (traffic light) (United Kingdom)
a. el ámbar
(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 lights were on amber, but I didn't stop.El semáforo estaba en ámbar, pero no paré.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (color)
a. ambarino
The fox had beautiful amber eyes.El zorro tenía unos bellos ojos ambarinos.
b. ámbar
I sniffed the amber liquid in the glass. It smelled like whiskey.Olí el líquido ámbar del vaso. Tenía olor a whisky.
5. (made of amber)
a. de ámbar
The necklace was made of hundreds of amber beads.El collar se componía de centenares de abalorios de ámbar.
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amber
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el ámbar
(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).
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (general)
a. ambarino(a)
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amber [ˈæmbəʳ]
noun
ámbar (m)
at or on amber (Britain) (Aut) en ámbar
adjective
1 [+jewellery] de ámbar; [+colour] ambarino
2 (Britain) (Aut)
amber light luz (f) ámbar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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