A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (nautical)
a. sailboat (small boat)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El velero está atracado en el muelle.The sailboat is docked at the pier.
b. sailing ship (large boat)
Mi padre trabajó un verano como parte de la tripulación de un velero turístico.My father worked one summer as part of the crew of a tourist sailing ship.
c. sailing boat (small boat) (United Kingdom)
Vendo mi viejo velero. El casco está en buen estado, pero necesita una nueva vela.I'm selling my old sailing boat. The hull is in good shape, but it needs a new sail.
2. (aviation)
a. glider
Me gustaría algún día hacer un vuelo en un velero.I would love to fly on a glider sometime.
3. (profession)
a. sailmaker (person who makes sails)
Necesito una nueva vela para mi barco. ¿Conoces a un buen velero por aquí?I need a new sail for my boat. Do you know a good sailmaker around here?
b. candlemaker (person who makes candles)
Vamos al almacén del velero a ver si tiene velas de cera con nuevos aromas.Let's go to the candlemaker's shop to see if he has wax candles with new aromas.
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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. (general)
a. sailing boat o ship
[+barco] manoeuvrable; maneuverable; (EEUU)
1 (Náutica) (grande) sailing ship; (pequeño) sailing boat; sailboat; (EEUU)
2 (Aeronáutica) glider
3 (persona) sailmaker
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