winter
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winter(
wihn
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duhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (season)
a. el invierno
(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).
Winter is my least favorite season of the year.El invierno es mi estación menos favorita del año.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (weather)
a. invernal
We've had some terrible winter weather lately.Últimamente hemos tenido un tiempo invernal terrible.
b. de invierno
I need to buy some more winter clothes.Necesito comprar más ropa de invierno.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to spend the winter; used with "in")
a. invernar
Many migratory birds winter in Africa.Muchos pájaros migratorios inviernan en África.
b. pasar el invierno
My grandparents winter in Florida and summer in Colorado.Mis abuelos pasan el invierno en Florida y el verano en Colorado.
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winter
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el invierno
(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).
in (the) winteren invierno
winter breakvacaciones de invierno
winter clothingropa de invierno
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (general)
a. pasar el invierno
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winter [ˈwɪntəʳ]
noun
invierno (m)
in winter en invierno; I like to go skiing in (the) winter me gusta ir a esquiar en invierno; in the winter of 1998 en el invierno de 1998; a winter's day un día de invierno
intransitive verb
invernar
modifier
winter clothes (n) ropa (f) de invierno
winter Olympics (n) Olimpiada (f) de invierno; Juegos (m) Olímpicos de invierno
winter quarters (n) cuarteles (m) de invierno
winter solstice (n) solsticio (m) de invierno
winter sports (n) deportes (m) de invierno
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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