A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (occupation)
a. sailor
Es un ávido marino que ha navegado por los siete mares.He's an avid sailor who has sailed the seven seas.
b. seaman
Uno de los marinos discutió con el capitán.One of the seamen had a discussion with the captain.
2. (military)
a. naval officer
Trabaja como marino para las fuerzas armadas.He works as a naval officer for the armed forces.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (relating to the sea)
a. marine
Los desperdicios tóxicos afectaron drásticamente la vida marina.The toxic waste affected the marine life drastically.
b. sea
Fuimos a la playa a tomar sol y disfrutar de la brisa marina.We went to the beach to sunbathe and enjoy the sea breeze.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. sea, marine
brisa marinasea breeze
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (general)
a. sailor
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sea; marine
pez marino sea fish; fauna marina marine life; sea creatures
; (p)
(marinero) sailor; seaman; (oficial) naval officer
marino mercante merchant seaman
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Phrases with "marino"
Here are the most popular phrases with "marino." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
azul marino
navy blue
lobo marino
animal marino
marine animal
león marino
sea lion
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