fairy tale
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fairy tale(
fehr
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i
 
teyl
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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. (general)
a. el cuento de hadas
(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).
Gaudi's modernist building "Casa Batlló" looks like something out of a fairy tale.El edificio modernista de Gaudí, la Casa Batlló, parece salido de un cuento de hadas.
2. (fabrication)
a. el cuento
(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 record producer deceived her with all kinds of fairy tales of stardom.El productor discográfico la engañó con todo tipo de cuentos del estrellato.
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fairytale [ˈfɛərɪteɪl]
adjective
[+castle, world] fantástico; de ensueño
modifier
fairytale romance (n) amor (m) de cuento de hadas
She loved him so much: it was a fairytale romance
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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