caption
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caption(
kahp
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shuhn
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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. (explanatory text)
a. la leyenda
(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).
Ronda added short captions to each of the photos in the album.Ronda agregó leyendas breves a cada foto en el álbum.
b. el pie de foto
(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 caption read "Brown bear in the zoo."El pie de foto decía "Oso pardo en el zoológico".
c. el pie
(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 headshots of the team each had a caption with the player's name.Las fotos de los miembros del equipo tenían un pie en cada una con el nombre del jugador.
2. (headline)
a. el título
(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 main sections of the chapter on the Mexican Revolution are introduced by explanatory captions.Las secciones principales del capítulo sobre la Revolución Mexicana se introducen con títulos explicativos.
3. (film and television)
a. el subtítulo
(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 prefer movies with captions over dubbed movies because you can listen to the original dialogue.Prefiero películas con subtítulos más que las películas dobladas porque se puede escuchar el diálogo original.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to add text to)
a. poner una leyenda a (image)
You need to caption this picture so people will understand what's important about it.Debes ponerle una leyenda a esta foto para que la gente entienda lo que tiene de importancia.
5. (to add a heading to)
a. titular
The article was captioned to attract attention and debate.El artículo se tituló para atraer atención y ser discutido.
6. (to add subtitles to)
a. subtitular
Jessy is captioning a movie from Spain.Jessy está subtitulando una película de España.
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caption
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (under picture)
a. el pie de foto
(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).
2. (under cartoon)
a. el texto
(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).
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caption [ˈkæpʃən]
noun
(heading) título (m); titular (m); (on photo, cartoon) leyenda (f); pie (m); (in film) subtítulo (m);
transitive verb
[+essay, article] titular; [+photo, cartoon] poner una leyenda a;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "caption"
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no caption needed
no hace falta pie de foto
caption this
ponerle título a esto
no caption
ninguna leyenda
picture caption
pie de foto
photo caption
el pie de foto
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