gouache
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gouache(
gwash
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (art)
a. el gouache
(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).
This gouache is a self-portrait of the artist.Este gouache es un autorretrato del artista.
b. la aguada
(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).
This wall of the gallery is where we keep all our gouaches.En esta pared de la galería están todas nuestras aguadas.
c. el guache
(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).
Miro's gouache was bought by a multi-millionaire.El guache de Miró lo compró un multimillonario.
2. (paint)
a. el gouache
(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).
I prefer to paint with gouache as opposed to oil paint.Prefiero pintar con gouaches en vez de pinturas al óleo.
b. la aguada
(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 used gouache to paint the portrait.Usé aguadas para pintar el retrato.
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gouache
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Usage note
This word may also be spelled "guache."
gouache(
gwahsh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (painting)
a. gouache
En las paredes del salón de este coleccionista de arte cuelgan óleos y gouaches de famosos artistas.On the walls of this art collector's living-room hung oils and gouaches of famous artists.
2. (paint)
a. gouache
El pintor explica en un vídeo cómo obtener un gouache diluyendo el pigmento en agua.The painter explains on a video how to obtain a gouache by diluting the pigment in water.
3. (technique)
a. gouache
Todos estos paisajes están pintados al gouache.All these landscapes are painted using gouache.
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