selva

selva(
sehl
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bah
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (geography)
a. jungle
Hay jaguares y perezosos en esta selva.There are jaguars and sloths in this jungle.
b. forest
Hay un gran número de lagos en la Selva Negra de Alemania.There are a great number of lakes in Germany's Black Forest.
c. rainforest
Bien podría decirse que la selva del Amazonas es el pulmón del mundo.It could well be said that the Amazon rainforest is the lung of the world.
2. (mess)
a. jungle
¡Eduardo, tu cuarto es una selva! ¿Cuándo fue la última vez que lo recogiste?Eduardo, your room is a jungle! When was the last time you cleaned it?
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selva
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (jungla)
a. jungle
2. (bosque)
a. forest
3. (fig)
a.
una selva de librosmountains of books
selva tropicaltropical rainforest
selva virgenvirgin forest
selva
1 (jungla) jungle
selva tropical rainforest; tropical rainforest
2 (bosque) forest
Selva Negra Black Forest
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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