festival of lights
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Usage note
This noun is often capitalized.
festival of lights(
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vuhl
 
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layts
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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. (religious; Hanukkah)
a. el festival de las luces
(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).
Hanukkah, also known as the festival of lights, begins mid-December.Janucá, también conocida como el festival de las luces, comienza a mediados de diciembre.
2. (religious; Diwali)
a. el festival de las luces
(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).
When I was in India, I saw an old woman making clay oil lamps for Diwali, the festival of lights.Cuando estaba en India, vi a una anciana haciendo lámparas de aceite de arcilla para Diwali, el festival de las luces.
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