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"Breed" is a noun which is often translated as "la raza", and "rear" is a noun which is often translated as "la parte de atrás". Learn more about the difference between "breed" and "rear" below.
breed(
brid
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (class)
a. la raza
(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).
(animal)
What breed of sheep do you raise on this farm?¿Qué raza de ovejas se cría en esta granja?
b. la variedad
(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).
(plants)
We planted a drought resistant breed of grass.Sembramos una variedad de césped resistente a la sequía.
c. la especie
(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).
Rug weavers are a dying breed.Los tejedores de alfombras son una especie en extinción.
d. la estirpe
(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).
Our cocker spaniel is heavier than most of his breed.Nuestro cocker spaniel es más pesado que la mayoría de su estirpe.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to raise animals)
a. criar
We breed Angus cattle on our ranch.Críamos ganado Angus en el rancho.
3. (to promote)
a. crear
Sheila spent her time breeding suspicion among her neighbors instead of building cooperation.Sheila pasaba su tiempo creando sospechas entre los vecinos en lugar de construir la cooperación.
b. engendrar
Ignorance breeds fear, and fear breeds hate.La ignorancia engendra temor, y el temor engendra odio.
4. (to raise people)
a. criar
Her father was born and bred in Russia.Su padre nació y se crió en Rusia.
b. producir
Our school has bred several champion athletes.Nuestra escuela ha producido varios atletas campeones.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (to reproduce)
a. reproducirse
Rabbits breed quickly.Los conejos se reproducen rápidamente.
b. procrear
When a male donkey and a female horse breed, they produce a mule.Cuando un burro procrea con una yegua, producen una mula.
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rear(
rir
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (back part)
a. la parte de atrás
(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 could only get tickets in the rear of the orchestra.Solo pude conseguir entradas en la parte de atrás de la platea.
b. la parte trasera
(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 had a small office at the rear of the store.Tenía una pequeña oficina en la parte trasera de la tienda.
c. la parte posterior
(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 rear of the bus was empty.La parte posterior del autobús estaba vacía.
d. la retaguardia
(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).
(military)
Another detachment went around to attack the enemy from the rear.Otro destacamiento fue a atacar al enemigo por la retaguardia.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(anatomy)
a. el trasero
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
She parked her rear on a chair.Plantó su trasero en una silla.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (in the back part)
a. de atrás
Passengers in the rear seats were uninjured.Los pasajeros en los asientos de atrás salieron ilesos.
b. trasero
Your rear tires are very worn.Tus llantas traseras están muy gastadas.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to bring up)
a. criar (children or animals)
These animals are reared in inhumane conditions.Estos animales se crían en condiciones inhumanas.
5. (to raise)
a. levantar
A cobra slowly reared its head.Una cobra levantó la cabeza lentamente.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
6. (to stand on hind legs)
a. empinarse
The horse reared, throwing the jockey to the ground.El caballo se empinó, tirando el jockey al suelo.
b. encabritarse
The horses were rearing and whinnying in distress.Los caballos angustiados se encabritaban y relinchaban.
7. (to rise up)
a. erguirse
A gigantic wave reared out of the water.Una ola gigantesca se irguió del agua.
b. alzarse
A huge volcano reared over the town.Un volcán enorme se alzaba sobre el pueblo.
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