babel
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babel(
bah
-
buhl
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (confused and noisy scene)
a. la babel
(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 playground was full of babel.El patio de recreo estaba lleno de babel.
Babel
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
2. (biblical place)
a. la Babel
(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).
According to the story, all the different languages in the world were created at the Tower of Babel.De acuerdo con la historia, todos los distintos idiomas en el mundo se crearon en la torre de Babel.
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babel [ˈbeɪbəl]
noun
babel (m) (f)
Tower of Babel Torre (f) de Babel
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
babel
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el babel, la babel(
bah
-
behl
)
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
1.
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
(confusion)
a. babel (of voices)
La babel de voces en la estación de trenes resultaba ensordecedora.The babel of voices in the train station was deafening.
b. bedlam
La casa era un babel, con niños que corrían de una habitación a otra.The house was a bedlam, with children running from one room to the next.
Babel
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
2. (biblical place)
a. Babel
Italia es una verdadera Babel de dialectos y culturas.Italy is a real Babel of dialects and cultures.
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babel
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (colloquial)
a.
el debate se convirtió en una babelthe debate degenerated into noisy chaos
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babel
bedlam
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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