gaiety
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gaiety(
gey
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ih
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di
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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. (joy)
a. la alegría
(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).
Everyone was in a good mood, thanks to the gaiety of the host.Todos estaban de buen humor, gracias a la alegría del anfitrión.
We spent an evening full of laughter and gaiety at Candice's place.Pasamos una velada llena de risas y alegría en la casa de Candice.
b. el regocijo
(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 much gaiety at the Christmas party.Había un gran regocijo en la fiesta de Navidad.
2. (colorfulness)
a. el colorido
(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).
Mardi Gras costumes are known for their gaiety.Los disfraces de Mardi Gras son conocidos por su colorido.
b. la vistosidad
(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 gaiety of her clothing reflects her cheerful personality.La vistosidad de su ropa refleja su alegre personalidad.
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gaiety
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la regocijo m, alegría
(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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gaiety [ˈɡeɪɪtɪ]
noun
1 [of occasion, person] alegría (f)
2 [of dress, costumes] colorido (m); vistosidad (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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