bay
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bay(
bey
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (geography)
a. la bahía
(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).
Our new house has a view of the bay.Nuestra casa nueva tiene vistas a la bahía.
b. el golfo
(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).
The Bay of Bengal, east of India, is the largest bay in the world.El golfo de Bengala, al este de la India, es el más grande del mundo.
2. (architecture)
a. la crujía
(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).
My family used the bay to store boxes of documents.Mi familia usaba la crujía para guardar cajas de documentos.
b. el saliente
(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).
My mother has a collection of plants in the kitchen bay.Mi mamá tiene una colección de plantas en el saliente de la cocina.
3. (parking area) (United Kingdom)
a. el área de estacionamiento
(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).
There's a bay where we can pull off the road just ahead.Hay un área de estacionamiento donde podemos parar justo adelante.
b. el área de aparcamiento
(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).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
The store has a bay for 25 cars.La tienda tiene un área de aparcamiento para 25 coches.
4. (loading area)
a. el muelle
(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).
Back your truck into bay seven to unload.Mete el camión de reversa al muelle siete para descargar.
b. la plataforma
(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).
We have a truck in bay three ready to be loaded.Tenemos un camión en la plataforma tres listo para cargarse.
5. (compartment)
a. la nave
(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 life vests are stored in the upper bays.Los chalecos salvavidas se guardan en las naves superiores.
6. (howl)
a. el aullido
(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).
The wolf's bay seemed to last for five minutes.El aullido del lobo pareció durar cinco minutos.
7. (herb)
a. el laurel
(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).
My secret ingredient in my spaghetti sauce is Mediterranean bay leaf.El ingrediente secreto de mi salsa para espaguetis es la hoja de laurel mediterránea.
8. (botany)
a. el laurel
(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).
There are too many beautiful bays growing in Big Sur to count.Hay demasiados laureles hermosos creciendo en Big Sur como para contarlos.
9. (animal)
a. el alazán
(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 alazana
(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).
Thomas Jefferson's favorite horse for riding was a bay.El caballo que más le gustaba montar a Thomas Jefferson era un alazán.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
10. (to howl)
a. aullar
The wolf bayed as the moon rose over the meadow.El lobo aulló mientras la luna se alzaba sobre la pradera.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
11. (horse color)
a. zaino
Our mare just gave birth to a cute little bay foal.Nuestra yegua acaba de dar a luz a un precioso potrillo zaino.
b. castaño
We have a couple of bay horses and one palomino.Tenemos un par de caballos castaños y uno palomino.
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bay
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (on coastline)
a. la bahía
(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 Bay of Bengalel Golfo de Bengala
the Bay of Biscayel Golfo de Vizcaya
2. (architecture)
a. el entrante m, hueco
(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).
loading bayzona de carga y descarga
parking bayplaza de aparcamiento
bay windowventana salediza
to keep or hold something/somebody at baytener a raya algo/a alguien
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (dog, wolf)
a. aullar
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bay [beɪ]
noun
(Geog) bahía (f); (small) abra (f); (very large) golfo (m)
the Bay of Biscay el golfo de Vizcaya
bay [beɪ]
noun
1 (Archit) (between two walls) crujía (f);(also bay window) ventana (f) salediza
2 (for parking) parking (m); área (f) de aparcamiento or estacionamiento; (LAm) (for loading) área (f) de carga
3 (Ferro) nave (f)
modifier
bay window (n) ventana (f) salediza
bay [beɪ]
intransitive verb
[+dog] aullar;at a
A dog suddenly howled, baying at the moon
to bay for blood (Britain) clamar venganza
to bay for sb's blood (Britain) pedir la cabeza de algn
The travel company has debts running into the millions and thousands of disappointed holidaymakers are baying for blood Many shareholders are now baying for his blood The tabloids have bayed for the blood of the killer, insisting on a custodial sentence
noun
1 (bark) aullido (m)
2
at bay (Hunting) acorralado; also to keep or hold sth/sb at bay mantener algo/a algn a raya; to bring to bay (Hunting) acorralar; also
bay [beɪ]
noun
(Bot) laurel (m)
modifier
bay leaf (n) (hoja (f) de) laurel (m)
bay rum (n) ron (m) de laurel or de malagueta
bay [beɪ]
adjective
[+horse] bayo
noun
caballo (m) bayo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "bay"
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bay leaf
la hoja de laurel
bay area
zona de la bahía
loading bay
el área de carga
small bay
bahía pequeña
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