A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (wind)
a. el viento de poniente or del oeste
(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).
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (direction)
a. hacia el oeste
the most westerly pointel punto más occidental
westerly windviento de poniente or del oeste
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westerly [ˈwestəlɪ]
[+wind] del oeste
in a westerly direction hacia el oeste; rumbo al oeste; en dirección oeste
we were headed in a westerly direction
the most westerly point in Europe el punto más occidental or más al oeste de Europa
(wind) viento (m) del oeste
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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