A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (art)
a. goldsmithing (gold)
Mis abuelos se dedicaron a la orfebrería y por eso su casa está llena de cosas hechas de oro.My grandparents did goldsmithing for a living, so their house is full of things made out of gold.
b. silversmithing (silver)
La orfebrería era una profesión bien pagada debido a su clientela adinerada.Silversmithing was a well-paid profession due to its wealthy clientele.
c. working of precious metals
Las primeras muestras de la orfebrería datan de varios siglos antes de Cristo.The first signs of the working of precious metals date back to several centuries before Christ.
2. (objects)
a. gold articles (gold)
Los reyes guardan la orfebrería en vitrinas de vidrio.The king and the queen keep their gold articles in glass cases.
b. silverware (silver)
La orfebrería de la exposición está tallada a mano pieza a pieza.The silverware in the exhibition was individually hand carved.
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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. (objetos; de plata)
a. silver work
2. (de oro)
a. gold work
3. (oficio; de plata)
a. silversmithing
4. (de oro)
a. goldsmithing
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1 (oficio) silversmithing; goldsmithing; craftsmanship in precious metals
2 (objetos) [de oro] gold articles
; (p)
[de plata] silverware
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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