novice

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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (beginner)
a. el novato
(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).
(M)
, la novata
(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).
(F)
I've had a few riding lessons, but I still feel I'm a novice.He tomado algunas clases de equitación, pero todavía me siento un novato.
b. el principiante
(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).
(M)
, la principiante
(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).
(F)
Our sailing courses cater to all levels, from novices to experts.Nuestros cursos de navegación están pensados para todos los niveles, desde principiantes hasta expertos.
2. (religious)
a. el novicio
(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).
(M)
, la novicia
(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).
(F)
Helen decided to become a nun and entered the convent as a novice.Helen decidió hacerse monja y entró en el convento como novicia.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
3. (new to an activity)
a. novato
This mountain summit is not one to be attempted by novice climbers.Esta cumbre montañosa no es para el alpinista novato.
b. principiante
There are special classes at the pool for novice swimmers.Hay clases especiales en la piscina para nadadores principiantes.
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novice
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (beginner)
a. el principiante mf, novato(a)
(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).
(M)
la principiante mf, novato(a)
(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).
(F)
2. (religion)
a. el novicio(a)
(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).
(M)
la novicio(a)
(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).
(F)
novice [ˈnɒvɪs]
noun
principiante (m); novatoanovata (m) (f);a novata (Rel) novicioanovicia (m) (f);a novicia (Dep) principiante (m); novatoanovata (m) (f);a novata
he's no novice no es ningún principiante; to be a novice at a job ser nuevo en un oficio
adjective
a novice painter un pintor principiante; un aspirante a pintor
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