A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (transport)
a. transit
Las mercancías se dañaron durante el tránsito.The goods were damaged in transit.
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Los pasajeros en tránsito deben permanecer en esta zona del aeropuerto.Transit passengers must remain in this area of the airport.
No podremos asistir a la función el sábado porque solo estamos de tránsito.We won't be able to go to the show on Saturday because we're just passing through.
2. (circulation)
a. traffic
El tránsito en las carreteras es muy lento en la hora punta.The traffic on the roads is very slow at rush hour.
b. movement
El tránsito de pasajeros de este aeropuerto es muy elevado.The movement of passengers in this airport is very high.
3. (religious)
a. passage
Las religiones explican el tránsito hacia el más allá de diferentes formas.Religions explain the passage into the afterlife in different ways.
b. death
El tránsito de la Virgen ha sido representado por diferentes autores.The death of the Virgin has been portrayed by different authors.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (circulación)
a. movement
2. (de coches)
a. traffic
tránsito rodadoroad traffic
pasajeros en tránsito hacia Romapassengers with connecting flights to Rome
3. (transporte)
a. transit
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1 (paso) transit; passage; movement
"se prohíbe el tránsito" "no thoroughfare"; el tránsito de este camino presenta dificultades the going on this road is not easy; estar de tránsito to be in transit; be passing through; en tránsito in transit
2 (tráfico) movement; traffic
calle de mucho tránsito busy street; horas de máximo tránsito rush hour
; (s)
peak (traffic) hours
tránsito rodado vehicular traffic
3 [de puesto] transfer; move
4 (muerte) passing; death
5 (parada) [de transporte público] stop; [de turismos] stopping place
hacer tránsito to make a stop
6 (pasillo) passageway
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