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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (crèche)
a. manger
Juanito, ¿qué hacen estas ovejas en el pesebre de Jesús?Juanito, what are these sheep doing in Jesus's manger?
El pesebre estará vacío hasta el veinticinco de diciembre.The manger will be empty until December twenty-fifth.
b. crib
Mi abuelo talló el pesebre del Nacimiento de un árbol de su rancho. My grandfather carved the Nativity crib from a tree on his ranch.
c. Nativity scene
Los Smith tienen un pesebre en su jardín cada Navidad. The Smiths have a Nativity scene in their garden every Christmas.
2. (trough)
a. manger
Billy fue a echar heno al pesebre para los chivos. Billy went to throw some hay in the manger for the goats.
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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. (para los animales)
a. manger
2. (belén)
a. crib, Nativity scene
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1 (Agr) manger
2 (Religión) nativity scene; crib
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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