Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc. masculine noun
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (act of having a wake)
Una gran cantidad de gente estuvo en el velatorio del joven deportista.A huge amount of people attended the young athlete's wake.
En cuanto terminó el velatorio, se llevaron a la difunta a ser cremada.As soon as the vigil was over, the deceased was taken to be cremated.
2. (place for having a wake)
a. chapel of rest
Los hijos del difunto no se movieron ni un momento del velatorio.The children of the deceased didn't leave the chapel of rest for a minute.
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