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"Belly" is a noun which is often translated as "el vientre", and "stomach" is a noun which is often translated as "el estómago". Learn more about the difference between "belly" and "stomach" below.
belly(
beh
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li
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (human abdomen)
a. el vientre
(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).
She had a scar from surgery on her belly.Le quedó una cicatriz de la cirugía en su vientre.
b. la barriga
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
My belly hurts after having eaten so much.Me duele la barriga después de haber comido tanto.
c. la panza
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Henry got into a fight at school and punched someone in the belly.Henry se metió en una pelea en la escuela y golpeó a alguien en la panza.
d. el barrigón
(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).
(big)
Nick has developed a belly from his daily diet of pizza and beer.A Nick le ha salido barrigón por su dieta diaria de pizza y cerveza.
e. la guata
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
My belly feels swollen lately.Siento la guata hinchada últimamente.
2. (animal abdomen)
a. el vientre
(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).
I took the dog to the veterinarian because it had a rash on its belly.Llevé el perro al veterinario porque tenía una erupción en el vientre.
b. la panza
(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 lamb's belly was unusually large.La panza del cordero era inusualmente grande.
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stomach(
stuhm
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uhk
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (anatomy)
a. el estómago
(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).
(organ)
His stomach is aching, and he feels sick.Le duele el estómago y tiene náuseas.
b. la barriga
(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'm just six weeks but my stomach is growing so fast.Solo estoy de seis semanas, pero me está creciendo la barriga muy rápido.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to digest)
a. tolerar
My husband can't stomach greasy food.Mi marido no tolera la comida grasosa.
3. (to tolerate)
a. soportar
I can't stomach that TV show.No soporto ese programa de televisión.
b. tragar
I can't stomach his sister.Yo a su hermana no la trago.
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