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"Abbreviations" is a form of "abbreviation", a noun which is often translated as "la abreviatura". "Foot" is a noun which is often translated as "el pie". Learn more about the difference between "abbreviations" and "foot" below.
abbreviation(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (shortened form)
a. la abreviatura
(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).
(F)
The abbreviation for "square meter" is "m2."La abreviatura de "metro cuadrado" es "m2".
b. el acortamiento
(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).
(M)
The first time she saw the word "yurt" she thought it was an abbreviation for "yogurt."La primera vez que vio la palabra "yurt" pensó que era un acortamiento de "yogurt".
2. (act of shortening)
a. la abreviación
(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).
(F)
The word "soccer" comes from the abbreviation of the word "association" in the 19th century.La palabra "soccer" viene de la abreviación de la palabra "asociación" en el siglo XIX.
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foot(
foot
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (anatomy)
a. el pie
(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).
(M)
(human)
She hurt her foot playing soccer.Se lastimó el pie jugando al fútbol.
b. la pata
(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).
(F)
(animal)
We saw a cat with only three feet today.Hoy vimos un gato con solo tres patas.
2. (measurement)
a. el pie
(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).
(M)
My grandmother is only five feet tall.Mi abuela solo mide cinco pies.
3. (lower part of something)
a. el pie
(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).
(M)
The bunnies played at the foot of the hill.Los conejos jugaban al pie de la colina.
4. (furniture)
a. el pie
(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).
(M)
The design of the feet of this table is quite baroque.El diseño de los pies de esta mesa es bastante barroco.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to go on foot; used with "it")
a. ir a pie
Shall we foot it or cheat and get the cable-car up the hill?¿Vamos a pie o hacemos trampa y tomamos el teleférico hasta lo alto?
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
6. (to pay)
a. pagar
Who's going to foot the bill for all these changes?¿Quién va a pagar la factura generada por todos estos cambios?
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