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"Braid" is a noun which is often translated as "la trenza", and "ponytail" is a noun which is often translated as "la cola de caballo". Learn more about the difference between "braid" and "ponytail" below.
braid(
breyd
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (hairstyle)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la trenza
(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 wore my hair in one long braid.Llevaba el pelo recogido en una sola trenza larga.
2. (trim)
a. el galón
(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 showed her a photo of my father in naval uniform, with braid and sword.Le mostré una foto de mi padre con su uniforme de marina, con galones y espada.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to plait)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. trenzar
I braided the horse's mane and polished his tack in preparation for the competition.Trencé los crines del caballo y lustré sus arreos para prepararlo para el concurso.
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ponytail(
po
-
ni
-
teyl
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la cola de caballo
(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).
Some mornings, it's just easier to put your hair in a ponytail.Algunas mañanas, simplemente es más fácil hacerse una cola de caballo.
b. la coleta
(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 want to wear my hair in a ponytail today, but I can't find an elastic.Quiero llevar una coleta hoy, pero no encuentro un elástico.
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