island

island(
ay
-
lihnd
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (geography)
a. la isla
(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).
(F)
The island was surrounded by a coral reef.La isla estaba rodeada de un arrecife de coral.
2. (median strip)
a. la isla
(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).
(F)
There is an island in the middle of the crosswalk.Hay una isla en el medio del paso de cebra.
b. la isleta
(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).
(F)
The island was crowded with people waiting to cross.La isleta estaba llena de gente esperando para cruzar.
3. (contained area)
a. el remanso
(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).
(M)
This area is an island of tranquility in the heart of the city.Esta zona es un remanso de paz en el centro mismo de la ciudad.
4. (kitchen furniture)
a. la isla
(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).
(F)
I want a kitchen with a big island in the middle.Quiero una cocina con una isla grande en el centro.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
5. (geography)
a. de la isla
The island infrastructure has improved greatly in recent years.La infraestructura de la isla ha mejorado enormemente en los últimos años.
b. insular
An island economy is usually based on tourism.La economía insular suele estar basada en el turismo.
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island
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (in sea, river)
a. la isla
(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).
(F)
2. (in road)
a. la isleta
(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).
(F)
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island [ˈaɪlənd]
noun
isla (f); (in street) refugio (m); isla (f) (peatonal)
modifier
isleño
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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