musical
musical(
myu
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zih
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (theater)
a. el musical
(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 artists that perform in a musical have to dance, sing, and act.Los artistas que actúan en un musical tienen que bailar, cantar y actuar.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (relative to music)
a. musical
My mother has a musical jewelry box that plays "Waltz of the Flowers" when opened.Mi madre tiene un joyero musical que cuando lo abres suena "El vals de las flores".
3. (musically gifted)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
My seven-year-old son is a musical kid; he can play three instruments and sing.Mi hijo de siete años tiene aptitudes para la música, sabe tocar tres instrumentos y cantar.
Not only is your brother musical, but he is an amazing mathematician.Tu hermano no solo es dotado para la música sino también es un matemático excelente.
4. (melodious)
a. musical
The band is looking for a lead vocalist with a musical voice.El grupo está buscando un cantante con voz musical.
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musical
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (show, film)
a. el musical
(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).
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (tuneful)
a. musical
3. (musically gifted)
a. con talento musical
musical chairsjuego de las sillas
4. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to play musical chairsandar constantemente cambiando de puesto
musical instrumentinstrumento musical
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musical [ˈmjuːzɪkəl]
adjective
1 (relating to music) [+career, taste, style, accompaniment, composition] musical; [+talent, ability] musical; para la música
2 (musically talented) [+person, child] dotado para la música; con aptitudes musicales
he came from a musical family venía de una familia de músicos or dotada para la música
she's very musical
3 (melodious) [+laugh, voice] musical
noun
(Cine) (Teat) musical (m)
modifier
musical box (n) caja (f) de música
musical chairs (n) juego (m) de las sillas; juego (m) del stop
to play musical chairs jugar a las sillas; jugar al stop
musical comedy (n) especially (US) comedia (f) musical
musical director (n)
music director See culture box in entry music.
musical instrument (n) instrumento (m) musical
musical score (n) (written music) partitura (f); (soundtrack) banda (f) sonora
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musical
musical(
moo
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see
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kahl
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (theater)
a. musical
¿Has visto el nuevo musical que ganó diez premios Tony?Have you seen the new musical that won ten Tony awards?
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (relative to music)
a. musical
Puedes convertir una botella en un instrumento musical simplemente con soplarlo.You can turn a bottle into a musical instrument simply by blowing on it.
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musical
adjective
musical
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