glitter
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glitter(
glih
-
duhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (shine)
a. el brillo
(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 people gazed in wonder at the glitter of the knights' armor.La gente miraba con asombro el brillo de la armadura de los caballeros.
2. (material)
a. la purpurina
(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 dancers' costumes were covered with glitter.Los trajes de los bailarines estaban llenos de purpurina.
b. la brillantina
(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).
We're going to stick stars and glitter on our collages.Le vamos a pegar estrellas y brillantina a nuestros collages.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to shine)
a. brillar
The city lights glittered in the night.Las luces de la ciudad brillaban en la noche.
b. relucir
I could see her eyes glitter in the dark.Podía ver sus ojos relucir en la penumbra.
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glitter
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (sparkle)
a. el brillo m, resplandor
(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).
2. (fig)
a. la esplendor m, brillantez
(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).
(of occasion)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (general)
a. lanzar destellos
her eyes glittered with excitementle brillaban los ojos de emoción
4. (prov)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
all that glitters is not goldno es oro todo lo que reluce
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glitter [ˈɡlɪtəʳ]
noun
[of gold etc] brillo (m)
intransitive verb
[+gold etc] relucir; brillar
all that glitters is not gold no es oro todo lo que reluce
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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