pastel
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pastel(
pahs
-
tehl
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
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).
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).
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).
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).
My sister's house is decorated in pastels.Mi hermana tiene la casa decorada con tonos pasteles.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (pale)
a. pastel
I prefer pastel colors for baby clothes.Prefiero los colores pasteles 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).
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).
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).
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
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;
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pastel
Listen to an audio pronunciation
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pastel(
pahs
-
tehl
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (culinary)
a. cake
Necesito extracto de vainilla para hacer el glaseado del pastel.I need some vanilla extract to make the icing for the cake.
b. pie
He comprado pastel de carne para la cena.I bought a meat pie for dinner.
c. pastry
Uso el horno sobre todo para hacer pasteles.I use the oven to bake pastries above all.
2. (art)
a. pastel
La mayoría de su obra es al pastel y acuarelas.Most of his work is done with pastels and watercolors.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (color)
a. pastel
El interior de la casa estaba recién pintado de azul pastel.The interior of the house was freshly painted in a pastel blue.
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pastel
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (color)
a. pastel
colores pastelpastel colors
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (culinary)
a. cake
3. (salado)
a. pie
pastel de bodaswedding cake
pastel de cumpleañosbirthday cake
pastel de manzanaapple pie
4. (art)
a. pastel
pintar al pastelto draw in pastels
5. (expresiones)
a.
descubrir el pastelto let the cat out of the bag
repartirse el pastelto share things out
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pastel
1 (Culin) (dulce) cake; [de carne] pie
pasteles pastry
singular
; (s)
confectionery
singular
; (s)
repartirse el pastel to divide up the cake o pie; (EEUU)
pastel de boda wedding cake
pastel de cumpleaños birthday cake
pastel de choclo
2 (Arte) pastel
pintura al pastel pastel drawing
3 (chanchullo) scam (familiar)
se descubrió el pastel the scam came to light (familiar)
4 (chapuza) botch; mess
adjective
pastel
tono pastel pastel shade
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