twilight
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twilight(
tway
-
layt
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (sundown)
a. el anochecer
(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).
We decided to walk back from the beach at twilight.Decidimos regresar andando de la playa al anochecer.
2. (sunrise)
a. el crepúsculo
(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 love the calm of the city during the morning twilight.Me encanta la calma de la ciudad al crepúsculo de la mañana.
3. (light)
a. la penumbra
(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).
The young man could barely make out her face in the twilight.El joven apenas le distinguía la cara en la penumbra.
b. la luz crepuscular
(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).
We walked along the shore, watching the gentle roll of the waves in the twilight.Caminamos por la orilla, mirando la suave ondulación de las olas a la luz crepuscular.
4. (decline)
a. el crepúsculo
(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 plan to enjoy the twilight of my life making music and traveling.Yo pienso disfrutar del crepúsculo de mi vida tocando música y viajando.
b. el ocaso
(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).
The Roman Empire was in its twilight in the 5th century.En el siglo V el Imperio romano vivía su ocaso.
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twilight
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el crepúsculo
(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).
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twilight [ˈtwaɪlaɪt]
noun
1 (evening) anochecer (m); crepúsculo (m); (morning) madrugada (f)
at twilight al anochecer; in the twilight a media luz
2 crepúsculo (m); ocaso (m)
modifier
twilight area (n)
twilight zone See culture box in entry twilight.
twilight sleep (n) sueño (m) crepuscular
a twilight world (n) un mundo crepuscular
twilight zone (n) zona (f) gris
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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