windmill
windmill(
wihnd
-
mihl
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (for grinding grain)
a. el molino
(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).
Windmills were used in the past to grind wheat.En el pasado, se usaban molinos para moler trigo.
2. (for generating power)
a. el molino
(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 windmills on the outskirts of the city power the entire power grid.Los molinos de viento en los alrededores de la ciudad alimentan toda la red eléctrica.
3. (toy) (United Kingdom)
a. el molinillo
(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 clown handed her a technicolor windmill.El payaso le dio un molinillo de muchos colores.
b. el molinete
(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).
Today, Tommy learnt how to make a paper windmill at school.Hoy Tommy aprendió a hacer un molinete de papel en la escuela.
c. el rehilete
(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).
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Peru
(Peru)
The windmill spun when the little girl held it aloft in the wind.El rehilete giró cuando la niña lo levantó en el viento.
d. el ringlete
(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).
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
My grandmother always had her lawn decorated with colorful little windmills.Mi abuela siempre tenía el jardín decorado con ringletitos coloridos.
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windmill
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el molino de viento
(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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windmill [ˈwɪndmɪl]
noun
molino (m) de viento; (toy) molinete (m);
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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