dusk
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dusk(
duhsk
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (part of day)
a. el crepúsculo
(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 pilots hoped to take off before dusk so that they would be able to see better during the flight.Los pilotos esperaban despegar antes del crepúsculo para poder ver mejor durante el vuelo.
b. el anochecer
(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).
He was awake from dusk until dawn working on his thesis.Estuvo despierto desde el anochecer hasta el amanecer trabajando en su tesis.
c. el atardecer
(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).
We went for a walk at dusk, and watched the sunset from the beach.Salimos a dar un paseo al atardecer, y vimos la puesta de sol desde la playa.
2. (darkness)
a. la penumbra
(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).
They had to light candles to see each other in the dusk of the room.Tuvieron que encender velas para verse en la penumbra del cuarto.
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dusk
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el crepúsculo m, anochecer
(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).
at duskal anochecer
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dusk [dʌsk]
noun
1 (nightfall) anochecer (m); atardecer (m)
at dusk al anochecer or atardecer
2 (gloom) oscuridad (f)
in the gathering dusk en la creciente oscuridad
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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at dusk
al atardecer
from dusk till dawn
desde el anochecer hasta el amanecer
dusk till dawn
del crepúsculo al amanecer
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