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mortal

mortal(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
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).
noun
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).
(M)
, 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).
(F)
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).
Noun
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).
(M)
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).
(F)
2. (ironic)
a.
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).
adjective
3. (general)
a. mortal
mortal enemyenemigo mortal
mortal remainsrestos mortales
mortal sinpecado mortal
mortal woundherida mortal
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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