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"Blanket" is a noun which is often translated as "la manta", and "mistress" is a noun which is often translated as "la señora". Learn more about the difference between "blanket" and "mistress" below.
blanket(
blahng
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kiht
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (bedding)
a. la manta
(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'll cover the baby with his blanket.Voy a tapar al bebé con su manta.
b. la frazada
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
I left a blanket on the chair in case you're cold.Dejé una frazada sobre el sillón por si tienes frío.
c. la cobija
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
I bought a big blanket to use this winter.Compré una cobija grande para usar este invierno.
2. (layer)
a. el manto
(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).
There's a blanket of snow covering everything outside.Hay un manto de nieve cubriendo todo allá afuera.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (complete)
a. general
They proposed a blanket ban on smoking in public spaces.Propusieron una prohibición general sobre el fumar en espacios públicos.
b. global
The governor signed a blanket proclamation that regulates water use.El gobernador firmó una proclamación global que regula el uso del agua.
4. (insurance)
a. a todo riesgo
I need insurance that offers blanket coverage for my family.Necesito un seguro que ofrezca cobertura a todo riesgo para mi familia.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to cover)
a. cubrir
A thick fog blanketed the city.Una niebla espesa cubría la ciudad.
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mistress(
mihs
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trihs
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (woman in authority)
a. la señora
(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).
(of a household or a servant)
Her new mistress was much stricter than the previous one.La nueva señora era mucho más estricta que la anterior.
b. el ama
(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).
(of household, servant, dog)
A man knocked at the door and asked to see the mistress of the house.Un hombre llamó a la puerta y pidió hablar con el ama de la casa.
2. (lover)
a. la amante
(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 mistress wanted him to leave his wife.Su amante quería que dejara a su esposa.
b. la querida
(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 king maintained several mistresses.El rey tenía varias queridas.
3. (education) (United Kingdom)
a. la maestra
(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).
Every mistress that taught him had found him a difficult pupil.Cada maestra que había tenido descubría que era un alumno difícil.
b. la profesora
(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 was music mistress at the school for over 20 years.Fue profesora de música en ese colegio durante más de 20 años.
4.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(form of address)
a. la señora
(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).
Mistress Oaks ran the local tavern.La señora Oaks llevaba la taberna del pueblo.
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