This word can also be spelled "nordeste."
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (direction)
a. northeast
Si quieres ver la constelación de Pegaso, tienes que mirar hacia el noreste.If you want to see the Pegasus constellation, you need to look toward the northeast.
2. (region)
a. northeast
Los inviernos en el noreste pueden ser brutales.Winters in the northeast can be brutal.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (in or from the northeast)
a. northeastern
Diana da clases en una escuela de la zona noreste.Diana teaches at a school in the northeastern area.
b. northeasterly
Los vientos del noreste hacen que la isla se mantenga fresca todo el año.The northeasterly winds give the island a year-round, cool and breezy climate.
c. northeast
El viento se siente más fuerte en el lado noreste del edificio.The wind feels stronger on the northeast side of the building.
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
4. (of the United States)
a. Northeast
Fuimos al Noreste para las vacaciones, conduciendo por Vermont y Maine.We went to the Northeast for vacation, driving through Vermont and Maine.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (posición, parte)
a. northeast, northeastern
2. (dirección, viento)
a. northeasterly
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (general)
a. north-east
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