pinwheel
pinwheel
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (toy)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el molinillo
(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).
Eric and his little brother are playing with pinwheels in the garden.Eric y su hermanito están jugando con molinillos en el jardín.
b. el molinete
(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).
Lisa held her pinwheel out the car window to watch it spin.Lisa sacaba su molinete por la ventana del coche para verlo girar.
c. el rehilete
(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).
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Roger mounted pinwheels to the handlebars of his bicycle.Roger le puso rehiletes al manubrio de su bicicleta.
d. el ringlete
(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).
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
The children ran around the park with their pinwheels spinning in the wind.Los niños correteaban por el parque con los ringletes girando en el viento.
2. (firework)
a. la rueda pirotécnica
(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).
On Independence Day, they light a structure that is covered in pinwheels in the town square.El Día de la Independencia, encienden una estructura llena de ruedas pirotécnicas en la plaza del pueblo.
b. la girándula
(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).
My dad lit some pinwheels on New Year's Eve.Mi papá prendió unas girándulas en la víspera de Año Nuevo.
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pinwheel [ˈpɪnˌwiːl]
noun
especially (US) rueda (f) catalina
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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