sur

adj.
south, southern.
tiempo soleado en la mitad sur del país it will be sunny in the southern half of the country
partieron con rumbo sur they headed south
m.
south.
viento del sur south wind
ir hacia el sur to go south(wards)
está al sur de Madrid it's (to the) south of Madrid
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sur
nombre masculino
1 south
2 (viento) south wind
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FRASEOLOGÍA
al sur de south of, to the south of
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1. adj.
south, southern
2. noun m.
south
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1.
ADJ [región] southern; [dirección] southerly; [viento] south, southerly

la zona sur de la ciudad — the southern part of the city, the south of the city

en la costa sur — on the south coast

2. SM
1) (=punto cardinal) south
2) [de región, país] south

el sur del país — the south of the country

al sur de Jaén — (to the) south of Jaén

eso cae más hacia el sur — that lies further (to the) south

viajábamos hacia el sur — we were travelling south

en la parte del sur — in the southern part

las ciudades del sur — the southern cities, the cities of the south

vientos del sur — south o southerly winds

3) (=viento) south o southerly wind
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I
adjetivo invariable <región> southern

en la parte sur del país — in the southern part o the south of the country

conducían en dirección sur — they were driving south o southward(s)

el ala/la costa sur — the south wing/coast

II
masculino
a) (parte, sector)

el sur — the south

en el sur de la provincia — in the south of the province

al sur de Cartagena — to the south of Cartagena

b) (punto cardinal) south, South

vientos del sur — southerly winds

viajábamos hacia el sur — we were travelling south o southward(s)

las ventanas dan al sur — the windows face south

* * *
= south, southland.
Ex. Short-loans could move adjacent to the main issue desk at the south by moving furniture, or at the north by rearranging the catalogue.
Ex. During his relatively brief career as a corporate tactician, Jeff Gordon, a lanky 32-year-old who retains a touch of the 'aw shucks' manner of his native southland, has chalked up some substantial achievement.
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* al sur de = south of.
* América del Sur = South America.
* Cono Sur, el = Southern Cone, the.
* Corea del Sur = South Korea.
* de Corea del Sur = South Korean.
* del extremo sur = southernmost.
* del sur = southern.
* del sur de Europa = Southern European.
* derecho hacia al sur = due south.
* directamente hacia el sur = due south.
* en dirección sur = southward(s), southbound.
* Europa del Sur = Southern Europe.
* exactamente al sur = due south.
* hacia el sur = southward(s), southbound.
* Hemisferio Sur, el = Southern Hemisphere, the.
* mirando al sur = south facing.
* Nueva Gales del Sur = New South Wales.
* orientado al sur = south facing.
* Pacífico del Sur, el = South Pacific, the.
* Polo Sur, el = South Pole, the.
* que mira al sur = south facing.
* Sur de Africa = Southern Africa.
* sur de Asia = South Asia.
* tierras del sur = southland.
* * *
I
adjetivo invariable <región> southern

en la parte sur del país — in the southern part o the south of the country

conducían en dirección sur — they were driving south o southward(s)

el ala/la costa sur — the south wing/coast

II
masculino
a) (parte, sector)

el sur — the south

en el sur de la provincia — in the south of the province

al sur de Cartagena — to the south of Cartagena

b) (punto cardinal) south, South

vientos del sur — southerly winds

viajábamos hacia el sur — we were travelling south o southward(s)

las ventanas dan al sur — the windows face south

* * *
= south, southland.

Ex: Short-loans could move adjacent to the main issue desk at the south by moving furniture, or at the north by rearranging the catalogue.

Ex: During his relatively brief career as a corporate tactician, Jeff Gordon, a lanky 32-year-old who retains a touch of the 'aw shucks' manner of his native southland, has chalked up some substantial achievement.
* al sur de = south of.
* América del Sur = South America.
* Cono Sur, el = Southern Cone, the.
* Corea del Sur = South Korea.
* de Corea del Sur = South Korean.
* del extremo sur = southernmost.
* del sur = southern.
* del sur de Europa = Southern European.
* derecho hacia al sur = due south.
* directamente hacia el sur = due south.
* en dirección sur = southward(s), southbound.
* Europa del Sur = Southern Europe.
* exactamente al sur = due south.
* hacia el sur = southward(s), southbound.
* Hemisferio Sur, el = Southern Hemisphere, the.
* mirando al sur = south facing.
* Nueva Gales del Sur = New South Wales.
* orientado al sur = south facing.
* Pacífico del Sur, el = South Pacific, the.
* Polo Sur, el = South Pole, the.
* que mira al sur = south facing.
* Sur de Africa = Southern Africa.
* sur de Asia = South Asia.
* tierras del sur = southland.

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sur1
adj inv
[Vocabulary notes (Spanish) ] ‹región› southern
en la parte sur del país in the southern part o the south of the country
conducían en dirección sur they were driving south o southward(s), they were driving in a southerly direction
el ala sur the south wing
la costa sur the south coast
la cara sur de la montaña the south o southern face of the mountain
sur2
masculine
[Vocabulary notes (Spanish) ]
1
(parte, sector): el sur the south
en el sur de la provincia in the south of the province
queda al sur de Cartagena it lies to the south of Cartagena, it is (to the) south of Cartagena
2 (punto cardinal) south, South
vientos fuertes del sur strong southerly winds, strong winds from the south
las avenidas van de Norte a Sur the avenues run north-south
dar tres pasos hacia el Sur take three paces south o southward(s) o to the south
vientos moderados del sector este, rotando al sur moderate winds from the east, becoming o veering southerly
las ventanas dan al sur the windows face south o are south-facing
está más al sur it's further (to the) south
3
el Sur (Pol) the South
4
Sur (en bridge) South
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Multiple Entries:
S    
sur
S (
sur ) S, South

S, s sustantivo femenino (read as /'ese/ ) the letter S, s
sur adjetivo invariable ‹regiónsouthern;
conducían en dirección sur they were driving south o southward(s);
la costa sur the south coast
■ sustantivo masculino
a) (parte, sector):

el sur the south;

al sur de Cartagena to the south of Cartagena
b) (punto cardinal) south, South;

vientos del sur southerly winds;

viajábamos hacia el sur we were travelling south o southward(s)
sur
I adjetivo south, southern
la cara sur, the southern face
II sustantivo masculino south
al sur de Francia, to the south of France
hacia el sur, southward(s)
viento sur, south wind
'sur' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
América
- cono
- Corea del Sur
- enfilar
- hospedería
- pegarse
- polo
- S.
- terminal
- África del Sur
- contrario
- hacia
- orientar
- S
English:
America
- antiaging
- base
- due
- equator
- exposure
- face
- far
- fly
- lie
- redneck
- S
- south
- South America
- South Korea
- South Pole
- South Sea Islands
- South Seas
- southerly
- southern
- Southern Cross
- Southern Hemisphere
- southward
- wop
- down
- -facing
- from
- pole
- South
- sound
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sur
adj inv
[posición, parte] south, southern; [dirección] southerly; [viento] south, southerly;
la cara sur de la montaña the mountain's south face;
la costa sur the south coast;
tiempo soleado en la mitad sur del país it will be sunny in the southern half of the country;
partieron con rumbo sur they headed south;
un frente frío que se desplaza en dirección sur a cold front which is moving south o southwards
nm
1. [zona] south;
está al sur de Buenos Aires it's (to the) south of Buenos Aires;
la fachada da al sur the building faces south o is south-facing;
viento del sur south o southerly wind;
habrá lluvias en el sur (del país) there will be rain in the south (of the country);
ir hacia el sur to go south o southwards
2. [punto cardinal] South
3. [viento] south wind, southerly
* * *
sur
m south;
al sur de to the south of, south of
* * *
sur adj
: southern, southerly, south
sur nm
1) : south, South
2) : south wind
* * *
sur n south
el sur de España the south of Spain

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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