wizard
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wizard(
wihz
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uhrd
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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. (sorcerer)
a. el mago
(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 wizard summoned a three-headed wolf.El mago hizo aparecer un lobo de tres cabezas.
b. el hechicero
(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 maiden gave the knight a love potion that the wizard had created.La doncella le dio al caballero una poción de amor que había preparado el hechicero.
c. el brujo
(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 hero can't talk because a wizard cast a spell on him.El héroe no puede hablar porque un brujo le hizo un hechizo.
2. (expert)
a. el genio
(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).
, la genia
(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).
Only a mathematical wizard could work out this equation.Solo un genio de las matemáticas podría solucionar esta ecuación.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(great) (United Kingdom)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I just bought the beer for tonight's party. - That's wizard!Acabo de comprar la cerveza para la fiesta de esta noche. - ¡Fantástico!
Let's use the leftover meat to make tacos. - That's a wizard idea!Usemos la carne que sobró para hacer tacos - ¡Qué idea estupenda!
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wizard
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el brujo m, mago
(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).
2. (fig)
a. el genio
(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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wizard [ˈwɪzəd]
noun
1 (sorcerer) mago (m); brujo (m); hechicero (m)
2 (genius) genio (m); as (m)
he's a financial wizard es un genio de las finanzas; he's a wizard at chess es un genio jugando al ajedrez
adjective
especially (Britain) estupendo (informal); maravilloso
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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