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lumbre
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lumbre(
loom
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breh
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (flames)
a. fire (fireplace or bonfire)
No te acerques tanto a la lumbre, que te puedes quemar.Don't get so close to the fire, or you'll burn yourself.
2. (brightness)
a. light
Se veía un pequeño punto luminoso, seguramente la lumbre de un cigarrillo.A small bright point could be seen, almost certainly the light of a cigarette.
b. glow
La lumbre del fuego le iluminaba la cara.The glow of the fire lit up her face.
3. (cooker)
a. stove
Ya tengo la sopa en la lumbre. Comeremos en cinco minutos.The soup is already on the stove. We'll have lunch in five minutes.
4. (combustible)
a. fuel
Hay que poner más lumbre en el asador.We have to put more fuel on the barbecue.
b. firewood
Puso más lumbre en la fogata para mantenerla prendida.She put more firewood on the campfire to keep it lit.
5.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(matches or lighter)
a. light
¿Tienes lumbre?Do you have a light?
6.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(aperture)
a. skylight
Entra mucha luz a la casa a través de la lumbre.A lot of light comes into the house through the skylight.
b. opening
Hay una lumbre en la pared que tenemos que tapar.There's an opening in the wall that we need to cover.
7. (magnificence)
a. splendor
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Estábamos maravillados ante la lumbre del palacio.We were marveled at the splendor of the palace.
b. splendour (United Kingdom)
Estuvimos admirando la lumbre de la arquitectura gótica en la ciudad.We were admiring the splendour of the Gothic architecture in the city.
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lumbre
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. fire
dar lumbre a alguiento give somebody a light
encender la lumbreto light the fire
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lumbre
1 (fuego) fire
a la lumbre cerca de la lumbre near the fire; by the fireside
echar lumbre por los ojos to be furious
2 (para cigarro) light
¿me das lumbre? ¿tienes lumbre? have you got a light?
3 (luz) light; (brillo) brightness; brilliance
lumbre del agua surface of the water
4 (Archit) (claraboya) skylight; (abertura) light; opening in a wall; (in a wall)
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