firefly
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firefly(
fay
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uhr
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flay
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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. (animal)
a. la luciérnaga
(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).
I know the fireflies look pretty in the jar, but we need to let them go.Ya sé que las luciérnagas se ven bonitas en el frasco, pero hay que soltarlas.
The new moon last night made the fireflies in the forest look truly spectacular.La nueva luna de anoche hizo que las luciérnagas del bosque lucieran verdaderamente espectaculares.
b. el bicho de luz
(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).
(River Plate)
Four-year-old Christopher was fascinated by the fireflies.Christopher, de cuatro años, estaba fascinado por los bichos de luz.
c. la candelilla
(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).
Regionalism used in Honduras
(Honduras)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
It was very dark, and we could see the fireflies clustered around the trees.Estaba muy oscuro y veíamos las candelillas agrupadas alrededor de los árboles.
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firefly
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la luciérnaga
(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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firefly [ˈfaɪəflaɪ]
noun
luciérnaga (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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