mystery
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mystery(
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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. (enigma)
a. el misterio
(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 extinction of the dinosaurs remains a mystery.La extinción de los dinosaurios sigue siendo un misterio.
2. (genre)
a. la novela de misterio
(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).
(book)
Her latest mystery is a riveting tale of intrigue.Su última novela de misterio es un relato fascinante de intriga.
b. la película de misterio
(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).
(movie)
Do you want to see a mystery or a romance?¿Quieres ver una película de misterio o una romántica?
3. (religious)
a. el misterio
(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 priest gave a sermon on the Mysteries of the Rosary.El sacerdote dio un sermón sobre los misterios del rosario.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (unknown)
a. sorpresa
We have a very special mystery guest on tonight's program. Don't miss it!Tenemos un invitado de sorpresa muy especial en el programa de esta noche. ¡No te lo pierdas!
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mystery
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el misterio
(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).
it's a mystery to mees un misterio para mí
mystery tourexcursión organizada con un destino sorpresa
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (guest, prize)
a. sorpresa inv
3. (benefactor, witness)
a. anónimo(a), desconocido(a)
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mystery [ˈmɪstərɪ]
noun
1 also (Rel) misterio (m)
there's no mystery about it no tiene ningún misterio; to make a great mystery out of a matter rodear un asunto con un halo de misterio; it's a mystery to me where it can have gone no entiendo dónde puede haberse metido; it's a mystery how I lost it no entiendo cómo lo pude perder
2 (Literat) (also mystery story) novela (f) de misterio
a murder mystery
3 (Rel) (Teat) (also mystery play) auto (m) sacramental; misterio (m)
modifier
mystery man (n) hombre (m) misterioso
mystery play (n) auto (m) sacramental; misterio (m)
mystery ship (n) buque (m) misterioso
mystery story (n) novela (f) de misterio
mystery tour mystery trip (n) viaje (m) sorpresa
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "mystery"
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murder mystery
el policial
mystery book
novela de misterio
What's the mystery word?
¿Cuál es la palabra misteriosa?
mystery box
la caja misteriosa
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