fountain
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fountain(
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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. (ornamental water feature)
a. la fuente
(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 Trevi Fountain, in Rome, is one of the most famous in the world.La Fuente de Trevi, ubicada en Roma, es una de las más famosas del mundo.
2. (drinking-water dispenser)
a. la fuente
(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 had a drink at the fountain.Tomé agua de la fuente.
b. el bebedero
(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).
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
(Southern Cone)
This fountain is not working. We'll have to go inside the school to get some water.El bebedero no funciona. Tendremos que entrar a la escuela para conseguir agua.
3. (natural spring)
a. el manantial
(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 horses drank from the fountain as we rested under the trees.Los caballos bebieron del manantial mientras descansábamos debajo de los árboles.
4. (spurt)
a. el chorro
(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).
There was a fountain of blood pumping out of the wound.Un chorro de sangre brotaba de la herida.
5. (source)
a. la fuente
(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).
Our product manager is a fountain of good ideas.Nuestro jefe de producto es una fuente de buenas ideas.
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fountain
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la fuente
(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).
fountain penpluma (estilográfica) lapicera f fuente
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fountain [ˈfaʊntɪn]
noun
(natural) also fuente (f); manantial (m); (artificial) fuente (f); surtidor (m); (jet) chorro (m)
drinking fountain fuente (f) (de agua potable)
modifier
fountain pen (n) estilográfica (f); plumafuente (f); (LAm)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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