rosario

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rosario(
rroh
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sah
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ryoh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (string of beads)
a. rosary
El día de mi primera comunión, mi tía me regaló un rosario y una Biblia.The day of my first Holy Communion, my aunt gave me a rosary and a Bible.
b. rosary beads
El rosario se utiliza para llevar la cuenta del número de oraciones.Rosary beads are used to keep count of prayers.
2. (prayer)
a. rosary
Las monjas del convento rezaban todos los días el rosario.The nuns in the convent said the rosary everyday.
3. (succession)
a. string
En los días siguientes a la publicación del artículo, recibimos un rosario de quejas.In the days following the publication of the article, we received a string of complaints.
b. series
Los metalúrgicos amenazaron con realizar un rosario de paros.Metal workers threatened to begin a series of strikes.
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rosario
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (religion)
a. rosary
rezar el rosarioto say one's rosary
2. (serie)
a. string
un rosario de desgraciasa string of disasters
3. (colloquial)
a.
acabar como el rosario de la aurorato finish up badly
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rosario
1 (Religión) rosary; (sarta) rosary beads
plural
; (p)
rosary
rezar el rosario to say the rosary
[acabar] como el rosario de la aurora o del alba to end up in confusion; end with everybody falling out
2 (serie) string; series
un rosario de maldiciones a string of curses
3 (Agr) chain of buckets of a waterwheel; (of a waterwheel)
4 (Anatomía) backbone
5 (Archit) beading
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