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bonito
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bonito(
boh
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nee
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toh
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (beautiful)
a. pretty
Así que Imelda te parece bonita. ¿Quieres que se lo diga?So, you think Imelda's pretty. Do you want me to tell her?
b. lovely
¡Qué bonita bufanda hiciste!What a lovely scarf you made!
c. nice
¿Qué será esa bonita canción que escucho?What is that nice song I can hear?
d. beautiful
Lourdes pintó otro cuadro muy bonito.Lourdes painted another beautiful picture.
2. (considerable)
a. tidy
Jacobo ganó una bonita suma con su nuevo negocio.Jacobo earned a tidy sum with his new business.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
3. (beautifully)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. nicely
Si quieres que te ayude, tienes que hablarle bonito.If you want him to help you, you'll have to ask him nicely.
b. well
La hermana de Josué canta muy bonito.Josue's sister sings really well.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
4. (fish)
a. bonito
Comimos un platillo de fusión japonés-mexicano de sushi bonito con chipotle.We ate a Japanese-Mexican fusion dish of bonito sushi with chipotle.
b. tuna
Hay empanadas de bonito con tomate para cenar.There are tuna-and-tomato turnovers for dinner.
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bonito
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (lindo)
a. pretty
2. (agradable)
a. nice
es la canción más bonita del discoit's the most beautiful song on the record
3. (grande)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
recibió una bonita sumashe got a tidy sum of money
4. (irónico)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
¡muy bonito!great!, wonderful!
¿te parece bonito lo que has hecho?are you proud of what you've done, then?
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
5. (bien)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. well
6. (mucho)
a. a lot
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
7. (pez)
a. bonito
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bonito
adjective
1 (bello) pretty
bébé, niño, mujer, objeto, sonrisa
una canción muy bonita le decía cosas bonitas al oído
María es un bonito nombre María is a pretty name; Amelia tiene una cara bonita Amelia has a pretty face; el pueblo más bonito de Andalucía the prettiest village in Andalusia; es un bebé muy bonito he's a very pretty baby; he's a lovely baby; un hombre bonito (S. Cone) a handsome man
tiene un gato muy bonito tienen unos muebles muy bonitos ¡qué poema tan bonito!
¡qué bonito! ¡contestarle así a tu padre! that's nice, answering your father back like that!; ¡bonito follón se armó! there was certainly a bit of a row!
lo bonito
lo bonito sería que no hubiera guerras it would be nice if there were no wars
quedar bonito
ese cuadro queda ahí muy bonito that picture looks very nice there; el vendedor me lo pintó todo muy bonito the salesman painted me a very pretty picture of it
¿te parece bonito gastarte todo el dinero?
bonito como un sol as pretty as a picture
2 (considerable)
una bonita cantidad o suma a tidy little sum (familiar); a pretty penny (familiar)
adverb
(Latinoamérica) nicely
ella canta bonito she sings nicely; se te ve bonito it looks good on you
bonito
(pez) tuna; bonito
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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