telegraph

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telegraph(
teh
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luh
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grahf
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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. (method)
a. el telégrafo
(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)
I would send the message by telegraph, but it's cheaper if I send it in the mail.Mandaría el mensaje por telégrafo, pero es más barato mandarlo por correo.
2. (message)
a. el telegrama
(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)
A telegraph arrived here for you just before you got here.Llegó un telegrama dirigido a ti justo antes de que llegaras.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (to send by telegraph)
a. telegrafiar
If you telegraph your message now, they should receive it by this afternoon.Si telegrafías tu mensaje ahora, deben recibirlo antes de esta tarde.
4. (to send a telegram to someone)
a. telegrafiar
My father telegraphed me a few simple words: Come home.Mi padre me telegrafió unas palabras: Vuelve a casa.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
5. (to send a telegram)
a. telegrafiar
Don't worry. John said he'd telegraph if there was any trouble.No te preocupes. John dijo que telegrafiaría si hubiera algún problema.
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telegraph
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el telégrafo
(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)
telegraph poleposte telegráfico
telegraph wiretendido telegráfico
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (general)
a. telegrafiar
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telegraph [ˈtelɪɡrɑːf]
noun
(message) telegrama (m); (apparatus) aparato (m) telegráfico;
transitive verb
intransitive verb
telegrafiar
modifier
telegraph pole telegraph post (n) poste (m) telegráfico
telegraph wire (n) hilo (m) telegráfico
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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