mortal
mortal(
mawr
-
duhl
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (subject to death)
a. mortal
I am mortal and will die if jump into the sea!¡Soy mortal y me moriré si me arrojo al mar!
2. (causing death)
a. mortal
The duke suffered a mortal wound in battle.El duque sufrió una herida mortal en batalla.
3. (until death)
a. a muerte
The offended marquis challenged his adversary to a contest of mortal combat.El marqués ofendido retó a su adversario a una lucha de combate a muerte.
4. (intense)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Spiders fill me with mortal anxiety.Las arañas me infunden una ansiedad pavorosa.
The near-death experience left me in a state of mortal terror.La experiencia cercana a la muerte me dejó en un estado de terror espantoso.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
5. (human being)
a. el mortal
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la mortal
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The gods control the fate of mortals.Los dioses controlan el hado de los mortales.
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mortal
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el mortal
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
la mortal
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (ironic)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
he doesn't speak to mere mortals like us!¡no habla con los simples mortales como nosotros!
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (general)
a. mortal
mortal enemyenemigo mortal
mortal remainsrestos mortales
mortal sinpecado mortal
mortal woundherida mortal
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mortal [ˈmɔːtl]
adjective
1 (destined to die) mortal
2 (fatal) [+wound, blow] mortal
the betrayal was a mortal [blow] to [deal] [deliver] [strike] a mortal blow to sb/sth
3 (deadly) [+enemy] mortal
4 (extreme) [+terror] espantoso
he was gripped by mortal terror
she screamed in mortal terror gritó aterrorizada; to be in mortal danger estar en peligro de muerte; to live in mortal fear that ... vivir aterrorizado de que ...
noun
mortal (m)
they are now reduced to the status of ordinary mortals quedan ahora reducidos al estatus de simples mortales
modifier
mortal combat (n) combate (m) a muerte
to be [locked] in mortal combat
mortal remains (n) restos (m) mortales
mortal sin (n) pecado (m) mortal
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el mortal, la mortal(
mohr
-
tahl
)
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
1. (being susceptible to death)
a. mortal
Los dioses moraron sobre los mortales que los alabaron.The gods looked down over the mortals who worshiped them.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (causing death)
a. fatal
El choque entre los dos coches resultó mortal para ambos conductores.The crash between the two cars was fatal for both drivers.
b. mortal
Los cazadores idearon una trampa mortal para el animal.The hunters came up with a mortal trap for the animal.
c. lethal
La inyección para sacrificar animales contiene una mezcla mortal de sustancias químicas.The injection to slaughter animals contains a lethal mix of chemicals.
d. deadly
El doctor confirmó que la enfermedad de Juan no era mortal.The doctor confirmed that Juan's illness was not deadly.
3. (subject to death)
a. mortal
Como seres mortales, debemos asumir que algún día moriremos.As mortal beings, we must accept that we will die someday.
4. (extreme)
a. dead
La exposición de ese museo es un aburrimiento mortal.The exhibition of that museum is dead boring.
b. mortal
Lucía lógicamente tiene un odio mortal al hombre que la pegaba.Lucia logically has a mortal hatred for the man who battered her.
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mortal
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (no inmortal)
a. mortal
2. (caída, enfermedad)
a. fatal
3. (aburrimiento, odio, enemigo)
a. deadly
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
4. (general)
a. mortal
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mortal
adjective
1 [+ser] mortal
2 [+herida, golpe] fatal; deadly; [+disparo, accidente] fatal; [+veneno, virus, sustancia, dosis] deadly; lethal; [+peligro] mortal
la película es un aburrimiento mortal the film is a real bore; salto mortal somersault
other collocates: accidente/arma/atentado/carga
3 [+pecado] mortal; [+odio] deadly
4
quedarse mortal to be thunderstruck
5
las señas son mortales there's no escaping the evidence
(ser) mortal
como cualquier mortal just like anybody else
(salto) somersault
doble mortal double somersault
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