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descalzo

barefoot

adjective

descalzo, -a
adjective
1. barefoot

descalzo [des-cahl’-tho, thah]
adjective
1. Barefoot, barefooted, shoeless.
  • Estar con los pies descalzos -> to be barefooted, to have one’s shoes off
2. Barefooted (monjes).
3. Destitude. (Figurative)
  • Su padre le dejó descalzo -> his father left him without a dime
In this last sense it is frequently used as a substantive.

descalzo
adjetivo
1 (sin calzado) barefoot; barefooted
estar descalzo estar con los pies descalzos to be barefoot(ed)
ir descalzo to go barefoot(ed)
2 (Religión) discalced
3 (indigente) destitute
su padre lo dejó descalzo his father left him without a bean

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