farming
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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. (activity)
a. la agricultura
(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).
The Aztecs were experts in farming.Los aztecas era expertos en agricultura.
b. el cultivo
(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).
(of crops)
The pilgrims learned corn farming from the indigenous.Los primeros colonizadores aprendieron el cultivo de maíz de los indígenas.
c. la labranza
(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).
(of land)
The people in this village subsist primarily from farming.La gente de este pueblo vive principalmente de la labranza.
d. la cría
(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).
(of animals)
There's a lot of pig farming in this part of the country.Hay mucha cría de cerdos en esta parte del país.
e. la ganadería
(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).
(of animals)
His father is into sheep farming.Su padre se dedica a la ganadería ovina.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (relating to agriculture)
a. agrícola
The archaeologists found the remains of an ancient farming village.Los arqueólogos hallaron los restos de una antigua aldea agrícola.
b. de labranza
Many farmers adopted new farming techniques for their wheat crops.Muchos agricultores adoptaron nuevas técnicas de labranza para sus cultivos de trigo.
c. de cultivo
Farming methods evolved so as to take advantage of local climate conditions.Los métodos de cultivo evolucionaron a fin de aprovechar las condiciones climáticas de cada región.
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farming
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la agricultura
(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).
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farming [ˈfɑːmɪŋ]
noun
(gen) agricultura (f); [of land] cultivo (m); [of animals] cría (f)
good farming practice técnicas (f) agrícolas reconocidas
modifier
agrícola
the farming community (n) los agricultores
farming methods (n) métodos (m) de cultivo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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