anvil
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anvil(
ahn
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vihl
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (tool)
a. el yunque
(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).
In Greek mythology, Hephaestus is the god of blacksmiths, and his symbols are the hammer and the anvil.En la mitología griega, Hefesto es el dios de los herreros, y sus símbolos son el martillo y el yunque.
The blacksmith hammered and shaped the metal on the anvil.El herrero martilló el metal y le dio forma en el yunque.
2. (anatomy)
a. el yunque
(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).
Even though his anvil and malleus were intact, Juan still lost his hearing.Juan perdió la audición, a pesar de que tenía el yunque y el martillo intactos.
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anvil
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el yunque
(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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anvil [ˈænvɪl]
noun
yunque (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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