mourning
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mourning(
mawr
-
nihng
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (period of sadness)
a. el luto
(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).
The widow was in mourning for a total of two months after her husband had died.La viuda guardó luto durante dos meses después de que su esposo había muerto.
b. el duelo
(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).
All of the neighbors offered their condolences while the family was in mourning for their son who passed.Todos los vecinos dieron el pésame cuando la familia estaba de duelo por su hijo fallecido.
2. (clothing)
a. el luto
(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).
She wasn't allowed to come out of mourning and begin courting until two years after her husband's death.No se le permitía quitarse el luto y empezar a buscar un novio hasta dos años después de la muerte de su marido.
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mourning
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el duelo m, luto
(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).
to be in mourning (for somebody)guardar luto (por alguien)
to go into mourningponerse de luto
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mourning [ˈmɔːnɪŋ]
noun
luto (m); duelo (m); (dress) luto (m)
to be in mourning (for sb) estar de luto or duelo (por algn); to wear mourning llevar luto; to come out of mourning dejar el luto; to plunge a town into mourning poner de luto a una ciudad
modifier
mourning clothes (n) luto (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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