dye
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dye(
day
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (colorant)
a. el tinte
(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).
I think that a red dye would look fantastic on your hair.Creo que un tinte rojo para el pelo te quedaría fantástico.
b. la tintura
(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).
What kind of dye should I use to maintain the shoe color?¿Qué tipo de tintura debo usar para mantener el color de los zapatos?
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to color)
a. teñir
I didn't like the t-shirt color, so I dyed it green.No me gustó el color de la camiseta, así que la teñí verde.
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dye
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (for clothes, hair)
a. el tinte
(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).
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (general)
a. teñir
to dye something black/redteñir algo de negro/rojo
to dye one's hairteñirse el pelo
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dye [daɪ]
noun
tinte (m)
hair dye tinte (m) para el pelo
transitive verb
[+fabric, hair] teñir
to dye sth red teñir algo de rojo; to dye one's hair blond teñirse el pelo de rubio
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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