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pastel

pastel(
pahs
-
tehl
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (fine arts)
a. el pastel
(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)
I've done a few pastels recently as a change from oils.He hecho unos pasteles últimamente para variar de los óleos.
b. el dibujo al pastel
(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)
The artist's pastels all tend to be of flowers or landscapes.Todos los dibujos al pastel del artista suelen ser de flores o paisajes.
2. (crayon)
a. el pastel
(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)
I'm experimenting with pastels but I prefer using watecolors.Estoy experimentando con pasteles pero prefiero usar acuarelas.
3. (color)
a. el tono pastel
(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)
My sister's house is decorated in pastels.Mi hermana tiene la casa decorada con tonos pastel.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
4. (pale)
a. pastel
I prefer pastel colors for baby clothes.Prefiero los colores pastel para la ropa de bebé.
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pastel
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (crayon)
a. el pastel
(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)
2. (drawing)
a. el dibujo al pastel
(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)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
3. (general)
a. pastel
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pastel [ˈpæstəl]
noun
1 (crayon, colour) pastel (m); (drawing) pintura (f) al pastel
2 pastels (crayons) pasteles (m); (colours) colores (m) pastel
adjective
[+colour, shade, blue] pastel; [+drawing] al pastel;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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