A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (stonework)
a. masonry
Se desplomó parte de la mampostería del castillo.Some of the castle masonry collapsed.
2. (occupation)
a. stonemasonry
Pablo quiere hacer un curso de mampostería.Pablo wants to do a course in stonemasonry.
b. masonry
El escultor también tiene experiencia en mampostería.The sculptor also has experience in masonry.
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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. (general)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
muro de mamposteríadry-stone wall
obra de mamposteríarubblework masonry
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