kindergarten
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kindergarten(
kihn
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duhr
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gar
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dehn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (education)
a. el kindergarten
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
The children in the kindergarten class made decorations for Mother's Day.Los niños del salón de kindergarten hicieron adornos para el Día de la Madre.
b. el kínder
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
There are two kindergarten classes in our school.Hay dos grupos de kínder en nuestra escuela.
c. el jardín de infancia
(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).
Monica will be starting kindergarten next month.Mónica comenzará a ir al jardín de infancia el mes que entra.
d. el jardín de infantes
(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).
(River Plate)
The new kindergarten is accepting applications.El nuevo jardín de infantes está aceptando solicitudes.
e. el jardín de niños
(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).
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
I have to pick my son up from kindergarten in an hour.Tengo que recoger a mi hijo del jardín de niños en una hora.
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kindergarten
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la jardín de infancia, guardería
(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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kindergarten [ˈkɪndəˌɡɑːtn]
noun
jardín (m) de infancia; kindergarten (m); kinder (m) (informal); (LAm)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
kindergarten
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Listen to an audio pronunciation
kindergarten(
keen
-
dehr
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gahr
-
tehn
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (school for young children)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. kindergarten
Los niños comienzan sus clases de kindergarten en México a los tres años.Children begin kindergarten classes in Mexico at three years old.
b. nursery school (United Kingdom)
Mi hijo está por entrar al kindergarten y está muy emocionado.My son is about to start nursery school and he is very excited.
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Phrases with "kindergarten"
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kindergarten teacher
el maestro de jardín de infancia
I went to kindergarten
fui al kindergarten
I started kindergarten
empecé el kindergarten
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