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"Bubbles" is a form of "bubble", a noun which is often translated as "la burbuja". "Kids" is a form of "kid", a noun which is often translated as "el niño". Learn more about the difference between "bubbles" and "kids" below.
bubble(
buh
-
buhl
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (air or gas globule)
a. la burbuja
(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).
All the bubbles in the champagne are making me a bit dizzy.Todas las burbujas en la champaña me están mareando un poco.
b. la pompa
(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).
Stop wasting the soap making bubbles, and wash the dishes already!¡Deja de malgastar el jabón haciendo pompas y lava los platos ya!
c. la ampolla
(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).
(in paint)
You shouldn't use an oil-based paint or bubbles will appear when it dries.No te conviene usar una pintura con base de aceite porque aparecen ampollas al secarse.
2. (in comics)
a. el bocadillo
(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).
The comic strip is almost finished, but can you shorten the text so that it can fit in the bubbles?La historieta está casi terminada, pero ¿puedes acortar el texto para que quepa en los bocadillos?
b. el globo
(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).
Speech and thought bubbles in a comic strip are different.Los globos de discurso y de pensamiento en una tira cómica son diferentes.
3. (illusion)
a. la burbuja
(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 don't want to burst your bubble, but he is already going out with another woman.No quiero pincharte la burbuja, pero ya está saliendo con otra mujer.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (to effervesce)
a. burbujear
You can flip the pancakes when the edges harden and the center begins to bubble.Puedes voltear los panqueques cuando los bordes se endurezcan y el centro empiece a burbujear.
b. borbotar
When the stew bubbles rapidly, cover it and simmer for two hours.Cuando el guiso borbota rápidamente, cúbrelo y hierve a fuego lento por dos horas.
c. borbotear
We chatted in the kitchen while the tea bubbled in the pot.Charlamos en la cocina mientras el té borboteaba en la tetera.
d. bullir
As your consommé bubbles, the impurities should rise to the top.A medida que el consomé bulle, las impurezas deberían subir a la superficie.
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kid(
kihd
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(young child)
a. el niño
(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).
, la niña
(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 kids are out playing on the swings.Los niños están afuera jugando en los columpios.
b. el chico
(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).
, la chica
(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 kid next door is very respectful.El chico de la casa de al lado es muy respetuoso.
c. el muchacho
(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).
, la muchacha
(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 kids in my neighborhood love soccer.A los muchachos de mi vecindario les encanta el fútbol.
d. el nene
(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).
, la nena
(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 Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Hey, kid! Leave her alone!¡Oye, nene! ¡Déjala quieta!
e. el escuincle
(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).
, la escuincla
(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 Mexico
(Mexico)
That kid needs to start studying.Esa escuincla tiene que ponerse a estudiar.
f. el pibe
(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).
, la pibe
(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 Argentina
(Argentina)
Regionalism used in Bolivia
(Bolivia)
That kid really knows how to dance!¡Ese pibe sí sabe bailar!
g. el chamo
(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).
, la chama
(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 Venezuela
(Venezuela)
That kid's name is Elias.Ese chamo se llama Elías.
h. el guagua
(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).
, la guagua
(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 Ecuador
(Ecuador)
Ask that kid to bring me a soda.Pídele a ese guagua que me traiga un refresco.
i. el chamaco
(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).
, la chamaca
(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 the Caribbean: Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico
(Caribbean)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
That kid looks like he's your age.Ese chamaco parece ser de tu misma edad.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(relative)
a. el hijo
(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).
, la hija
(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).
How many kids do you have? - Two, a boy and a girl.¿Cuántos hijos tienen ustedes? - Dos, un niño y una niña.
3. (animal)
a. el chivito
(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).
, la chivita
(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 Garcías have a new kid on their farm.Los García tienen un nuevo chivito en su granja.
b. el cabrito
(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).
, la cabrita
(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 two kids we saw at the zoo yesterday were so cute.Los dos cabritos que vimos ayer en el zoológico eran bien bonitos.
4. (culinary)
a. el cabrito
(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'll have the roast kid with potatoes and plums.Yo tomaré el cabrito asado con patatas y ciruelas.
b. el chivito
(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).
Kid meat is lean and rich in vitamins.La carne de chivito es magra y rica en vitaminas.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to joke)
a. bromear
I wasn't serious. I was only kidding.No estaba hablando en serio. Solo estaba bromeando.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
6.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to joke)
a. tomar el pelo
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Don't get mad! I'm just kidding you.¡No te enojes! Solo te estoy tomando el pelo.
b. cotorrear
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
I don't believe you! You're kidding me, right?¡No te creo! ¿Me estás cotorreando, verdad?
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