funicular
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funicular(
fuh
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nih
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kyuh
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luhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (transport)
a. el funicular
(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).
We took the funicular to get up to El Tibidabo, where there is a great view of all of Barcelona.Subimos en el funicular hasta El Tibidabo, donde hay una vista fabulosa de toda Barcelona.
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funicular
Listen to an audio pronunciation
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funicular(
foo
-
nee
-
koo
-
lahr
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (cable transport)
a. fonicular
Si quieres ir a Casa de Campo, puedes ir en bicicleta o tomarte el fonicular.If you want to go to Casa de Campo, you can bike there or take the fonicular.
b. cable car
No vale la pena tomar el funicular para subir a Sacre Coeur. Solo son 270 escalones.It's not worth taking the funicular to go up to Sacre Coeur. It's only 270 steps.
2. (train)
a. cable car
Cuando fuimos a San Francisco, en lugar de caminar, tomamos el funicular para ver la ciudad.When we went to San Francisco, instead of walking, we took the cable car to see the city.
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funicular
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. funicular
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (por tierra)
a. funicular
3. (por aire)
a. cable car
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funicular
1 (tren) funicular; funicular railway
2 (teleférico) cable car
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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