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"Beard" is a noun which is often translated as "la barba", and "stubble" is a noun which is often translated as "el rastrojo". Learn more about the difference between "beard" and "stubble" below.
beard(
bird
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (facial hair)
a. la barba
(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).
He had a long, thick beard that protected his face from the harsh winters.Tenía una barba larga y gruesa que le protegía el rostro durante los inviernos duros.
2. (botany)
a. la arista
(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).
The bristle-like parts of a stalk of wheat that protect the kernel are known as the beard.Al pelo que cubre los granos de trigo se le dice arista.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to challenge)
a. desafiar
No one had ever bearded the giant before, so he was really surprised to see such a small, fragile girl address him like that.Nadie antes había desafiado al gigante, así que estaba realmente sorprendido de ver que una niña tan pequeña y frágil se dirigía a él de esa forma.
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stubble
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (agricultura)
a. el rastrojo
(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 hay had been cut, leaving only the stubble in the fields.Habían segado el heno, dejando solo el rastrojo en los campos.
2. (beard growth)
a. la barba de varios días
(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).
She doesn't like kissing a face covered in stubble.No le gusta besar una cara con barba de varios días.
b. la barba incipiente
(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).
He scratched his stubble and thought for a moment.Se rascó la barba incipiente y reflexionó un momento.
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