An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (topped with snow)
a. snowy
Desde la montaña podía ver los techos nevados de las casas del pueblo.From atop the mountain I could see the snowy rooftops of the town homes.
Me encanta dormir hasta tarde en los días nevados.I love sleeping in on snowy days.
b. snow-covered
Puede ser peligroso manejar por calles nevadas.It can be dangerous to drive on snow-covered streets.
c. snowcapped (mountain)
Cuando fuimos a Seattle, vimos el pico nevado de Mount Rainier.Went we visited Seattle we saw the snowcapped peak of Mount Rainier.
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
a. white
El anciano tenia las manos gastadas y los cabellos nevados característicos de su provecta edad.The old man had worn hands and white hair characteristic of his old age.
b. silvery
Su nevada cabellera delataba sus años.Her silvery hair gave away her age.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
3. (geography)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. snowcapped mountain
Escalamos el nevado del Huila, el volcán mas alto en los Andes de Colombia.We climbed the snowcapped mountain of Huila, the tallest volcano in the Colombian Andes.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. snowy
1 (cubierto de nieve) snow-covered; [+montaña] snow-capped
2 snowy; snow-white
(Latinoamérica) snow-capped mountain
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