manantial

manantial(
mah
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nahn
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tyahl
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (body of water)
a. spring
¿Escuchas el agua? El manantial tiene que estar cerca.Can you hear the water? The spring must be close by.
En la temporada seca, muchos animales vienen a beber agua de este manantial.During the dry season, many animals come to drink water from this spring.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(fount)
a. source
La industria energética siente que esta tecnología podría ser un abundante manantial de riqueza para el país.The energy industry feels that this technology could be a great source of wealth for our country.
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manantial
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (de agua)
a. spring
2. (fig)
a. source
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manantial
1 (fuente) spring
agua de manantial spring water
manantial termal hot spring
2 [de riqueza, conflicto] (origen) source; origin; (causa) cause
adjective
agua manantial running water; flowing water
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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