pine

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pine(
payn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (botany)
a. el pino
(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 pine cones and needles that had fallen from the pines covered the forest floor.Las piñas y las hojas que habían caído de los pinos cubrían el suelo del bosque.
The smell of pine always reminds me of Christmas.El olor a pino siempre me recuerda a la Navidad.
2. (material)
a. el pino
(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).
Pine and oak can be rubbed with linseed oil before staining.Se puede frotar el pino y el roble con aceite de linaza antes de teñirlos.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (made of pinewood)
a. de pino
There was an old pine table in the kitchen.Había una vieja mesa de pino en la cocina.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (to long)
a. suspirar
He still pines for her, even though he knows she is seeing someone new.Sigue suspirando por ella, aunque sabe que tiene otro novio.
b. anhelar
I'd been away a long time and was pining to get back to my children.Había estado de viaje mucho tiempo y anhelaba volver con mis hijos.
5. (to languish)
a. languidecer
Victoria pined when he was away and cherished his letters.Victoria languidecía cuando él estaba de viaje y apreciaba mucho sus cartas.
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pine
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (general)
a.
to pine for something/somebodyechar de menos or añorar algo/a alguien
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pine [paɪn]
noun
pino (m)
modifier
pine cone (n) piña (f)
pine grove (n) pinar (m)
pine kernel (n) piñón (m)
pine marten (n) marta (f)
pine needle (n) aguja (f) de pino
pine nut (n) piñón (m)
pine tree (n) pino (m)
pine [paɪn]
intransitive verb
(also pine away) consumirse; languidecer
to pine for sth/sb suspirar por algo/algn
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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