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"Potting" is a form of "pot", a noun which is often translated as "la olla". "Bonding" is a noun which is often translated as "la vinculación afectiva". Learn more about the difference between "bonding" and "potting" below.
bonding(
ban
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dihng
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la vinculación afectiva
(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).
Bonding is an important process that gives babies a sense of security.La vinculación afectiva es un proceso importante que le da una sensación de seguridad a los bebés.
b. la vinculación emocional
(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).
If they don't set aside time for bonding, couples may drift apart.Si no reservan tiempo para la vinculación emocional, las parejas pueden ir alejándose.
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pot(
pat
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (culinary)
a. la olla
(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 put the pasta in the pot of water.Metió la pasta en la olla de agua.
b. la cacerola
(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).
They cooked the tomato sauce in a pot.Hicieron la salsa de tomate en una cacerola.
2. (container for brewing drinks)
a. la tetera
(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).
(for tea)
Shall I make the tea in a pot or in the cup?¿Preparo el té en la tetera o la taza?
b. la cafetera
(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).
(for coffee)
They received a new coffee pot as a wedding gift.Recibieron una cafetera nueva como regalo de boda.
3. (glass or earthenware container)
a. el bote
(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 put the chicken in a pot to preserve it.Puse el pollo en un bote para preservarlo.
b. el tarro
(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).
(for jam)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
We usually store the pots of jam in the refrigerator.Usualmente almacenamos los tarros de mermelada en el refrigerador.
4. (plant container)
a. la maceta
(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 transferred the plant from the pot to the ground.Transferí la planta de la maceta a la tierra.
b. el tiesto
(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).
(Southern Cone)
My grandma always has a pot of flowers on the kitchen table.Mi abuela siempre tiene un tiesto de flores en la mesa de la cocina.
5. (marijuana)
a. la hierba
(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).
When she was young, she smoked pot every day.Cuando era joven, fumaba hierba todos los días.
b. la mota
(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 Mexico
(Mexico)
They found three grams of pot in the car.Encontraron tres gramos de mota en el auto.
c. el pasto
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
The cop accused him of having been smoking pot.El policía lo acusó de haber estado fumando pasto.
d. la maría
(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).
Lots of people were smoking pot at the concert.En el concierto muchas personas estaban fumando maría.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
6. (to plant)
a. plantar en maceta
We decided to pot the ferns.Decidimos plantar los helechos en maceta.
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