ornament

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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. (decorative object)
a. el adorno
(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)
When are we going to put the ornaments on the Christmas tree?¿Cuándo vamos a poner los adornos en el árbol de Navidad?
When my grandmother saw the ornaments my grandfather had given her, she felt a great sense of longing.Cuando mi abuela vio los adornos que le había regalado mi abuelo, sintió una gran añoranza.
b. el ornamento
(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)
There were various pink tacky ornaments strewn all about the apartment.Había diversos ornamentos cutres de color rosa por todo el apartamento.
2. (music)
a. la floritura
(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)
We've been studying how different composers embellish their compositions with various ornaments.Hemos estado estudiando cómo varios compositores usan distintas florituras para adornar sus composiciones.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (to place decorations)
a. adornar
My parents have ornamented the baby's crib quite extravagantly.Mis padres han adornado la cuna del bebé de una manera muy extravagante.
b. decorar
My parents are going to ornament the stairway with gold flourishes.Mis padres van a decorar la escalinata con florituras doradas.
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ornament
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el adorno
(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)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (room)
a. decorar
3. (style)
a. adornar
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ornament
noun
[ˈɔːnəmənt] (gen) adorno (m); ornamento (m); (vase etc) objeto (m) de adorno; adorno (m);
transitive verb
[ˈɔːnəment] adornar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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