el crepúsculo roughly translates to the twilight. Showing results for crepúsculo.

crepúsculo

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crepúsculo(
kreh
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koo
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (at sundown)
a. twilight
La ciudad se ve encantadora al crepúsculo.The city looks enchanting at twilight.
b. dusk
Vi al hombre desaparecer en la distancia con la luz del crepúsculo.I saw the man disappear into the distance as dusk fell.
2. (at daybreak)
a. dawn
Todo está tan plácido al crepúsculo de la mañana.Everything is so peaceful at dawn.
b. first light
Hay que levantarnos temprano para estar en el sendero al crepúsculo de la mañana.We have to get up early to be on the path at morning's first light.
3.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(period of decline)
a. twilight
En el crepúsculo de su vida, se arrepintió de no haberse casado.In his twilight years, he regretted that he'd never married.
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crepúsculo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (al amanecer)
a. first light
2. (al anochecer)
a. twilight, dusk
3. (fig)
a.
en el crepúsculo de su vidain his twilight years
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crepúsculo
twilight; dusk
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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