carnival(
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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. (annual celebration)
a. el carnaval
(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 love watching all the dancing groups at the Oruro carnival.Me encanta ver todas las comparsas en el carnaval de Oruro.
We're going to the New Orleans carnival this year!¡Este año vamos al carnaval de Nueva Orleans!
2. (travelling fair)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la feria ambulante
(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).
When I was a kid, we couldn't wait for the carnival to come to town.Cuando era pequeña, esperábamos ansiosos a que llegara la feria ambulante al pueblo.
3. (for fundraising)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la feria
(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 mom ran the hoop-la at the school carnival.Mi mamá organizó el juego de los aros en la feria del colegio.
b. la kermés
(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).
Church carnivals are the most successful tool to fundraise and build comradery among the community.Las kermeses de las iglesias son la mejor herramienta para recaudar fondos y desarrollar la camaradería en la comunidad.
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carnival
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (funfair)
a. la feria
(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).
2. (traditional festival)
a. el carnaval
(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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carnival [ˈkɑːnɪvəl]
noun
carnaval (m); (US) parque (m) de atracciones;
modifier
carnival queen (n) reina (f) del carnaval or de la fiesta
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
Phrases with "carnival"
Here are the most popular phrases with "carnival." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
carnival ride
atracción de feria
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