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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. (origin)
a. la fuente
(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)
This problem is the source of all my frustrations.Este problema es la fuente de todos mis frustraciones.
2. (headspring)
a. el nacimiento
(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)
Almost all major rivers have their sources in the mountains.Casi todos los grandes ríos tienen su nacimiento en las montañas.
3. (reason)
a. el motivo
(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)
His absentmindedness was a source of laughter among his sons.Su despiste era un motivo de risas para sus hijos.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4. (to find)
a. encontrar
We need to source some cheaper suppliers.Necesitamos encontrar unos proveedores más económicos.
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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. (of river)
a. el nacimiento
(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)
2. (of light, information)
a. la fuente
(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)
3. (of infection, discontent)
a. el foco
(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)
4. (computers)
a.
source programprograma fuente
source [sɔːs]
noun
1 (origin) fuente (f); [of gossip etc] procedencia (f)
it was their only source of entertainment
coal was their only source of heat el carbón era su única fuente de calor; we have other sources of supply tenemos otras fuentes de suministro; I have it from a reliable source that ... sé de fuente fidedigna que ...; what is the source of this information? ¿de dónde proceden estos informes?; his antics were a source of much amusement sus gracias fueron motivo de diversión; at source en su origen
to trace sth to its source
2 [of river] nacimiento (m)
modifier
source file (n) archivo (m) fuente
source language (n) (Ling) lengua (f) de partida; (Comput) lenguaje (m) origen
source materials (n) materiales (m) de referencia
source program (n) programa (m) fuente
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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