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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to shed)
a. mudar
Even the most beautiful birds look ugly when they molt their plumage.Hasta los pájaros más hermosos se ven feos cuando mudan su plumaje.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (shedding)
a. la muda
(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).
Birds are not considered mature until after their final molt.A los pájaros no se les considera maduros sino hasta después de su última muda.
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (animal)
a. mudar el pelo
2. (bird)
a. mudar el plumaje
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molt [məʊlt]
intransitive verb
transitive verb
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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