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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (frozen precipitation)
a. snow
La nieve sigue cayendo sin parar.The snow keeps falling nonstop.
2. (frozen dessert)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. sorbet
La nieve de mango de la tienda cerca de la playa es deliciosa.The mango sorbet from the store near the beach is delicious.
b. ice cream
Quiero dos bolas de nieve de vainilla, por favor.I want two scoops of vanilla ice cream, please.
c. shaved ice
A mi vecino le encanta la nieve de fresa.My neighbor loves strawberry shaved ice.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
a. snow
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
Pablo Escobar confesó: "Inundé a la Florida de nieve y estoy pagando el precio".Pablo Escobar confessed: "I flooded Florida with snow and I'm paying the price."
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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. (precipitación)
a. snow
nievessnows, snowfall
nieve carbónicadry ice
nieves perpetuaspermanent snow
nieve en polvopowder (snow)
2. (colloquial)
a. snow
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1 (Meteorología) snow
nieve abundante o copiosa heavy snow; copo de nieve snowflake; las primeras nieves the first snows; the first snowfall
nieve artificial artificial snow
nieve en polvo powdery snow
nieves perpetuas perpetual snow
2 (Culin)
a punto de nieve stiff; beaten stiff; batir a punto de nieve to beat until stiff
3 (Latinoamérica) (polo) ice lolly; (sorbete) sorbet; water-ice
4 (cocaína) snow (familiar); coke (familiar)
5 (TV) (interferencia) snow
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