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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (railroad)
a. platform
Todos los pasajeros deben estar en el andén al menos cinco minutos antes de que parta el tren.All passengers must be on the platform at least five minutes before the train departs.
El tren a Bogotá está estacionado en el andén 7.The train to Bogotá is standing at platform 7.
2. (agriculture) (Andes)
Regionalism used in Argentina
Regionalism used in Chile
a. terrace
Ya en tiempos de los incas las papas se cultivaban en andenes.Potatoes were already being grown on terraces back in Inca times.
3. (paved footway)
Regionalism used in Colombia
Regionalism used in Guatemala
a. sidewalk
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El andén es tan estrecho que apenas se puede caminar por él.The sidewalk is so narrow that you can hardly walk on it.
b. pavement (United Kingdom)
La gente caminaba por la carretera en lugar de por el andén.People were walking along the road instead of on the pavement.
4. (nautical)
a. quayside
Había un crucero enorme en el andén.There was an enormous cruise ship docked at the quayside.
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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. (railroad)
a. platform
2. (acera)
a. pavement (United Kingdom)
b. sidewalk
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
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1 (Ferro) platform
andén de salida departure platform
andén de vacío arrival platform
2 (Náutica) quayside
3 (Centroamérica) (Col) (acera) pavement; sidewalk; (EEUU)
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