dancing
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dancing(
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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. (activity)
a. el baile
(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 best part of the night was the dancing.La mejor parte de la noche fue el baile.
b. la danza
(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).
I love Irish dancing.Me encanta la danza irlandesa.
2. (act of dancing)
a. bailar
She likes dancing more than studying.Le gusta bailar más que estudiar.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (that dances)
a. bailarín
Everybody's eyes widened when the dancing bear came out.Los ojos de todos se abrieron cuando salió el oso bailarín.
b. bailador
As a musician, I love to play for a dancing audience.Como músico, me encanta tocar para un público bailador.
c. danzante
We were amazed by the talent of the dancing children.Nos asombró el talento de los niños danzantes.
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dancing
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el baile
(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).
dancing shoeszapatos de baile
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dancing [ˈdɑːnsɪŋ]
noun
baile (m)
modifier
dancing girl (n) bailarina (f)
dancing partner (n) pareja (f) de baile
dancing shoes (n) (gen) zapatos (m) de baile; (for ballet) zapatillas (f) de ballet
for ballroom dancing etc
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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