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"Beard" is a noun which is often translated as "la barba", and "wife" is a noun which is often translated as "la esposa". Learn more about the difference between "beard" and "wife" 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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wife(
wayf
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (via marriage)
a. la esposa
(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).
His wife is a pediatrician.Su esposa es pediatra.
b. la mujer
(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).
I married my wife four years ago.Me casé con mi mujer hace cuatro años.
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