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"Bunch" is a noun which is often translated as "el ramo", and "braid" is a noun which is often translated as "la trenza". Learn more about the difference between "bunch" and "braid" below.
bunch(
buhnch
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (collection of items)
a. el ramo
(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).
(flowers)
He picked a bunch of daisies in the field.Recogió un ramo de margaritas en el campo.
b. el ramillete
(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).
(smaller)
She was wearing a bunch of flowers in her hair.Llevaba un ramillete de flores en el cabello.
c. el racimo
(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).
(bananas, grapes)
The emperor was reclining on a bear skin and eating a bunch of grapes.El emperador estaba tirado sobre una piel de oso y comía un racimo de uvas.
d. la penca
(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).
(bananas)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
The cart driver threw the bunch of bananas into his cart.El conductor echó la penca de plátanos a la carreta.
e. el manojo
(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).
(keys)
The janitor showed up with a bunch of keys to let us into the gym.El conserje apareció con un manojo de llaves para dejarnos entrar al gimnasio.
2. (group of people)
a. el grupo
(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 bunch of people were crowded around the entrance to the theater.Un grupo de personas estaba apiñado en la entrada del teatro.
b. la pandilla
(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).
(friends)
Our bunch was always getting into mischief in the neighborhood.Nuestra pandilla siempre se metía en travesuras en el barrio.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(several)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el montón
(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'd been to New York a bunch of times, but I had never lived here until now.Había visitado Nueva York un montón de veces, pero nunca había vivido aquí hasta ahora.
b. el bonche
(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)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
There's a bunch of people in the street.Hay un bonche de gente en la calle.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to collect)
a. juntar
The clown bunched his props into a bag for the party.El payaso juntó sus accesorios en una bolsa para la fiesta.
b. amontonar
I bunched the kids in the car and drove off.Amontoné a los niños en el coche y partí.
bunches
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
5. (hairdressing) (United Kingdom)
a. colitas
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Am I too grown-up to wear bunches?¿Estoy demasiado mayor para usar colitas?
b. las coletas
(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 was wearing a leather jacket and had her hair in bunches.Llevaba una chaqueta de piel y el pelo en coletas.
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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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