A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (film, theater, and television)
a. role
Conseguí el rol principal en la película porque conozco al director.I got the starring role in the movie because I know the director.
2. (customary function)
a. part
¿La Reina cumple un rol importante en el proceso de toma de decisiones?Does the Queen play an important part in the decision-making process?
3. (nautical)
a. muster
Tu nombre no figura en el rol. ¿Eres un polizón?Your name isn't on the muster. Are you a stowaway?
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
a. walk (on foot)
Salimos a echar un rol al malecón.We went out to take walk on the boardwalk.
b. ride (in a vehicle)
Vamos a dar un rol por el parque.Let's take a ride around the park.
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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. (papel)
a. role
juegos de rolrole-play
2. (nautical)
a. muster
1 (Teat) role; part; role
juegos de rol role-playing games; desempeña un rol importantísimo en la política municipal she plays a very important role in local politics
2 (México) (paseo)
dar un rol to take a walk
3 (Náutica) muster
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