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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (surf)
a. swell
El capitán del barco pesquero ignoró la alerta de oleaje y se adentró en alta mar.The fishing boat's captain ignored the swell alert and sailed into the high seas.
El fuerte oleaje hizo que la barca volcara.The heavy swell caused the boat to capsize.
b. surge
El oleaje debido a la tormenta inundó las calles cercanas al puerto.The surge due to the storm flooded the streets around the port.
c. waves
Hoy es mejor no bañarse en el mar. Hay un oleaje muy fuerte.It's better not to swim in the sea today. The waves are very strong.
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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. (general)
a. waves
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swell; surge
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