barbarian
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barbarian(
bar
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beh
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ri
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uhn
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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. (uncivilized person)
a. el bárbaro
(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).
, la bárbara
(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).
Tommy, sit up straight, and stop eating like a barbarian.Tommy, ponte derecho y deja de comer como un bárbaro.
2. (history)
a. el bárbaro
(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).
, la bárbara
(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).
Barbarians sacked the city of Rome.Los bárbaros saquearon la ciudad de Roma.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (uncivilized)
a. bárbaro
Gertrude is so refined that we were all stunned by her children's barbarian behavior.Gertrude es tan refinada que nos quedamos todos pasmados ante el bárbaro comportamiento de sus hijos.
4. (history)
a. bárbaro
The barbarian hordes surrounded the village.Las hordas bárbaras cercaron la aldea.
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barbarian [bɑːˈbɛərɪən]
adjective
bárbaro
noun
bárbaroabárbara (m) (f);a bárbara
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
The word barbarían is the conditional form of barbar in the third person plural. See the full barbar conjugation.
barbar
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barbar(
bahr
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bahr
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to develop roots)
a. to strike root
Los esquejes que planté han barbado.The cuttings I planted have struck root.
2. (to start having a beard)
a. to grow a beard
El muchacho no tendría más de 15 años, pero ya había barbado.The boy coudn't have been older than fifteen, but he'd already grown a beard.
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barbar
intransitive verb
1 (dejarse barba) to grow a beard
2 (Botánica) to strike root
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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