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"Bulge" is a noun which is often translated as "el bulto", and "navel" is a noun which is often translated as "el ombligo". Learn more about the difference between "bulge" and "navel" below.
bulge(
buhlj
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (rounded mass)
a. el bulto
(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 store clerk's suspicion was aroused when she noticed a large bulge in the kid's shirt.La empleada de la tienda empezó a sospechar cuando vio un bulto grande en la camisa del joven.
b. la protuberancia
(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).
There's a bulge in the wall from all the mold and moisture.Hay una protuberancia en la pared de todo el moho y la humedad.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(outline of male genitals)
a. el paquete
(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)
The cover of the album features a closeup of a man's bulge in black jeans.La cubierta del álbum muestra un primer plano del paquete de un hombre en vaqueros negros.
3. (temporary increase)
a. el aumento
(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).
An abundance of work opportunities has caused a bulge in population over the last few years.La abundancia de oportunidades de empleo provocó un aumento demográfico durante los últimos años.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (to be very full; often used with "with")
a. estar repleto
The sacks were bulging with grain.Los costales estaban repletos de grano.
5. (to swell)
a. salirse de las órbitas (eyes)
The thieves' eyes bulged when they saw the giant heap of money.A los ladrones se les salieron los ojos de las órbitas cuando vieron la pila gigantesca de dinero.
b. sobresalir
Hubert's belly bulged from under his shirt.La panza de Hubert le sobresalía de la camisa.
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navel
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (anatomy)
a. el ombligo
(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).
Liv got her navel pierced when she was 19.Liv se hizo un piercing en el ombligo cuando tenía 19 años.
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