summer
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summer(
suh
-
muhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (season)
a. el verano
(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).
This summer we're going to Spain on vacation.Este verano iremos a España de vacaciones.
b. el estío
(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).
(literary)
The spring passed, and summer came to the woods and fields around the village.Pasó la primavera y llegó el estío al bosque y a los campos que rodeaban el pueblo.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to spend the summer)
a. pasar el verano
Many storks summer in Spain and winter in Africa.Muchas cigüeñas pasan el verano en España y el invierno en África.
b. veranear
She used to summer at the Côte d'Azur.Solía veranear en la Costa Azul.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (relative to summer)
a. veraniego
The summer period finished and autumn began.El periodo veraniego llegó a su fin y comenzó el otoño.
b. estival
Summer vacation starts next week.La próxima semana comienzan las vacaciones estivales.
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summer
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el verano
(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).
in (the) summeren verano
summer holidaysvacaciones de verano
summer schoolescuela de verano
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (general)
a. veranear
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summer [ˈsʌməʳ]
noun
verano (m); estío (m) (literary) (poetic)
to go away for the summer irse fuera todo el verano; a summer's day un día de verano; in summer en verano; I like to go walking in (the) summer me gusta ir a la playa en verano; in the summer of 1987 en el verano de 1987; to spend the summer in Spain veranear en España; pasar el verano en España
a girl of 17 summers una chica de 17 primaveras or abriles
intransitive verb
[+birds] pasar el verano
we summered in Maine veraneamos or pasamos el verano en Maine
modifier
[+clothing, residence, holiday] de verano; [+weather, heat] veraniego
summer camp (n) colonia (f) or campamento (m) de vacaciones
summer holidays (n) vacaciones (f) de verano; veraneo (m)
summer school (n) escuela (f) de verano
summer season (n) temporada (f) veraniega; temporada (f) estival; temporada (f) de verano
summer time (n) (Britain) (daylight saving) hora (f) de verano
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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