reed

reed(
rid
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (botany)
a. el junco
(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)
Have you ever wondered how reeds bend with the wind without breaking?¿Alguna vez te preguntaste cómo es que los juncos se doblan con el viento sin quebrarse?
b. la caña
(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).
(F)
We didn't have fishing lines, so we tried using reeds to catch the fish in the lake.No teníamos sedales, así que tratamos de pescar los peces del lago con cañas.
2. (in a wind instrument)
a. la lengüeta
(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).
(F)
Because of the humidity, the reeds in my oboe kept breaking.Por culpa de la humedad, las lengüetas del oboe se rompían continuamente.
3. (musical instrument)
a. el instrumento de lengüeta
(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)
Clarinets and saxophones are reeds.Los clarinetes y los saxofones son instrumentos de lengüeta.
b. el caramillo
(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)
We heard the music from the shepherd's reed from across the pasture.Oímos la música del caramillo del pastor desde el otro lado del pasto.
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reed
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (plant)
a. la caña
(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).
(F)
2. (music)
a. la lengüeta
(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).
(F)
(of instrument)
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reed [riːd]
noun
1 (Bot) junco (m); caña (f)
broken reed persona (f) quemada
2 (Mús) (in mouthpiece) lengüeta (f)
3 (pipe) caramillo (m)
modifier
reed bed (n) juncal (m); cañaveral (m)
reed bunting (n) verderón (m) común
reed instrument (n) instrumento (m) de lengüeta
reed mace (n) anea (f); espadaña (f)
reed stop (n) registro (m) de lengüetas
reed warbler (n) carricero (m) común
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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