forest
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forest(
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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. (geography)
a. el bosque
(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).
Chipmunks live in the forest.La ardilla listada vive en el bosque.
b. la selva
(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).
(tropical)
There are several endangered species in this area of the forest.Hay varias especies en peligro de extinción en esta zona de la selva.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (relative to the forest)
a. forestal
Forest fires are always a problem at this time of the year.Los incendios forestales siempre son un problema durante esta época del año.
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forest
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el bosque
(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).
forest fireincendio forestal
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forest [ˈfɒrɪst]
noun
(temperate) bosque (m); (tropical) selva (f)
a forest of hands went up you can't see the forest for the trees
modifier
forest fire (n) incendio (m) forestal
forest ranger (n) guardabosques (m)
forest track forest trail (n) camino (m) forestal
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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