friar
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friar(
fray
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uhr
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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)
a. el fraile
(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 friar ambled about the cloister with a rosary in his hand.El fraile deambuló por el claustro con el rosario en la mano.
b. el fray
(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).
(before a proper name)
Friar Luis, will you pray with me for a while?Fray Luis, ¿rezas conmigo un rato?
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friar
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el fraile
(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).
Friar EdmundFray Edmund
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friar [ˈfraɪəʳ]
noun
fraile (m); (before name) fray (m)
black friar dominico (m); grey friar franciscano (m); white friar carmelita (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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