cana
feminine noun
1. gray hair
  • echar una cana al aire (informal) -> to let one's hair down
  • peinar canas (informal) -> to be getting on, to be old
2. nick (informal) (cárcel) (Andes, Cuban Spanish, RP Br), joint (United States)
3. (informal) (polícia)
  • la cana -> the cops (RP)

cana [cah’-nah]
noun
1. Long measure, containing about two ells. (f)
2. Gray or white hair. (f)
  • Peinar canas -> to grow old
  • Tener canas -> to be old, to have white hair
  • Echar una cana al aire -> to paint the town red, to have a good time, to go on a spree
noun
1. Jail; prison cell. (Latin American) (m & f)
2. Police. (Ante Meridian & Latin American) (m)
  • Caer en cana -> to land in jail
noun
3. Policeman (persona). (m)
adjective
1. Hoary, hoar, frosty, gray-headed.
2. Deliberate, prudent, judicious. (Metaphorical)

cana
(also canas) white o grey o gray hair; (EEUU)
echar una cana al aire to let one's hair down
faltar a las canas to show a lack of respect for one's elders
peinar canas to be getting on
cana (Latinoamérica)
1 (cárcel) jail; (celda) prison cell
caer en cana to land in jail
2 (policía) police
(policía) policeman

Search History

Did you find an answer to your question? Yes | No

Download our free app
Connect with SpanishDict
Comentarios