antique
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antique(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (of an earlier time)
a. de época
We have an antique table that my great-grandfather left us.Tenemos una mesa de época que nos dejó mi bisabuelo.
b. antiguo
She wore antique jewelry on her wedding day.Llevó joyería antigua el día de la boda.
2. (related to antiques)
a. de antigüedades
I love going to the local antiques fair to search for a bargain.Me encanta ir a la feria de antigüedades del barrio en busca de una ganga.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (object from an earlier time)
a. la antigüedad
(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).
Bella furnished her house with antiques.Bella amuebló la casa con antigüedades.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to make something look antique)
a. dar un acabado antiguo a
The carpenter antiqued the table with sandpaper.El carpintero le dio un acabado antiguo a la mesa con papel de lija.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (to shop for antiques)
a. comprar antigüedades
Molly and her mom antique in Nice every summerMolly y su mamá compran antigüedades en Niza cada verano.
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antique
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la antigüedad
(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).
antique dealeranticuario(a) m,f
antique shoptienda de antigüedades
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (general)
a. antiguo(a)
antique furnituremuebles antiguos
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antique [ænˈtiːk]
adjective
1 [+furniture, vase] de época; [+bracelet] antiguo
2 (ancient) antiguo; de la antigüedad; anticuado
...Inanna and Ishtar, goddesses of the antique world The exotic names connote antique times, enormous distances and long-past Utopias
...the antique ketch that had brought them from Papeete Some of the other questions sound almost antique by now For example, I asked almost everyone, `Do you believe in the principle `My country, right or wrong'?' Not a question that is part of the dialogue these days
noun
antigüedad (f)
modifier
antique dealer (n) anticuarioaanticuaria (m) (f);a anticuaria
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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antique store
la tienda de antigüedades
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