A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (wind)
a. el viento del norte
(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. (direction)
a. norte
the most northerly pointel punto más septentrional
northerly windviento del norte
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northerly [ˈnɔːðəlɪ]
[+wind] del norte
the most northerly point in Europe el punto más al norte or más septentrional de Europa
in a northerly direction hacia el norte rumbo al norte en dirección norte
we were headed in a northerly direction íbamos hacia el norte or rumbo al norte or en dirección norte
viento (m) del norte
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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