auburn
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auburn(
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buhrn
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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. (color)
a. el castaño rojizo
(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).
Are you sure that's auburn? That looks more like red to me.¿Estás seguro de que es castaño rojizo? Me parece más como rojo.
b. el color caoba
(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).
I dyed my hair a light shade of auburn.Me teñí el cabello con un tono ligero de color caoba.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (color)
a. castaño rojizo (invariable)
A pretty woman with green eyes and auburn hair just walked into the bar.Una linda mujer con ojos verdes y cabello castaño rojizo acaba de entrar en el bar.
b. caoba (invariable)
My father's auburn hair is starting to go gray.El cabello caoba de mi padre está empezando a volverse canoso.
c. de color castaño rojizo
Ana ran her fingers through her auburn hair.Ana se pasó los dedos por sus cabellos de color castaño rojizo.
d. de color caoba
The hair stylist dyed my hair with an auburn rinse.La peluquera me tiñó el cabello con una tintura de color caoba.
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auburn
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (hair)
a. (color) caoba
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
auburn [ˈɔːbən]
adjective
[+hair] color castaño rojizo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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