A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (religious)
a. initiation
El bar mitzvá judío es una ceremonia de iniciación.The Jewish bar mitzvah is an initiation ceremony.
2. (education)
a. introduction
El curso que viene tendrán una clase de Iniciación a la Escritura Creativa.Next year you will have an introduction to creative writing class.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Yo escribí el libro "Cómo tocar la guitarra: Curso de inciación".I wrote the book "How to Play Guitar: A Beginners' Course."
Este verano hice un curso de iniciación de navegación a vela.This summer I took an introductory course on sailing.
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
a. beginning
La rectora de la universidad desempeña su cargo desde la iniciación del presente curso académico.The university president has held her position since the beginning of the current academic year.
b. start
Preston había permanecido en la cárcel hasta la iniciación del juicio.Preston had remained in jail until the start of the trial.
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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. (ceremonia)
a. initiation
2. (principio)
a. start, beginning
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1 (comienzo) beginning
2 (introducción) introduction
librito de iniciación a la filatelia
curso de iniciación introductory course
cursos de iniciación al teatro, maquillaje.. cursos de iniciación y perfeccionamiento a todos los niveles
3 (Religión) initiation
ceremonia de iniciación initiation ceremony; rito de iniciación initiation rite
los ritos de iniciación que la antropología estudia
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