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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (of little weight)
a. light
Estos aretes son muy livianos, así que son perfectos para los niños.These earrings are light, so they're perfect for children.
2. (thin)
a. light
Me voy a poner un suéter liviano porque hay una suave brisa esta tarde.I'm going to put on a light sweater because there is a gentle breeze this afternoon.
3. (moderate)
a. light
Tengo un cargo de trabajo más liviano este semestre.I have a lighter workload this semester.
4. (superficial)
a. frivolous
Me gustan los libros serios, no las novelas livianas de ese tipo.I like serious books, not frivolous novels of that sort.
5. (inconstant)
a. fickle
Los jóvenes aficionados de la música pop pueden resultar livianos.Young pop fans can be a fickle lot.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
6. (culinary)
a. lung
¿Cuál es la especialidad de la casa? - Livianos de res.What's the specialty of the house? - Beef lungs.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (ligero; blusa)
a. thin
2. (carga)
a. light
3. (sin importancia)
a. slight
4. (superficial)
a. frivolous
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1 (ligero) light
2 (inconstante) fickle
3 (frívolo) frivolous; trivial
4 (lascivo) lewd
livianos lights; lungs
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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