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"Butt" is a noun which is often translated as "el trasero", and "stub" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "machucarse". Learn more about the difference between "butt" and "stub" below.
butt(
buht
)
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)
(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).
The baby has a mosquito bite on his butt.El bebé tiene una picadura de mosquito en el trasero.
b. las nalgas
(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 slipped on the ice and fell on my butt.Resbalé sobre el hielo y me caí en las nalgas.
c. las pompis
(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)
My butt hurts from sitting down so long.Me duelen las pompis de estar sentada tanto tiempo.
d. el pompis
(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 Spain
(Spain)
Those pants make your butt look huge.Esos pantalones te dan un pompis enorme.
e. el culo
(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 slapped him on the butt.Le dio una palmada en el culo.
f. el fondillo
(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).
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 Colombia
(Colombia)
Ronnie kicked his brother in the butt.Ronnie le dio una patada a su hermano en el fondillo.
2. (end part)
a. la colilla
(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).
(cigarette)
There were many butts in the ashtray.Había muchas colillas en el cenicero.
b. la culata
(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).
(rifle)
Be careful with the butt when shooting.Tengan cuidado con la culata cuando disparen.
3. (target)
a. el blanco
(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).
He has become the butt of all the jokes.Se ha convertido en el blanco de todas las bromas.
4. (cask)
a. el tonel
(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).
They had an old wine butt in the cellar.Tenían un tonel antiguo de vino en la bodega.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to hit with the head)
a. dar un cabezazo a
He butted his head against the wall.Dio un cabezazo a la pared.
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stub
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to strike)
a. machucarse
I stubbed my toe when I was going up the stairs.Me machuqué el dedo del pie al subir las escaleras.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Bonnie stubbed her toe on the table and began to howl in pain.Bonnie se dio con el dedo del pie contra la mesa y se puso a gritar de dolor.
I wasn't looking where I was going and stubbed my foot on a stone.No miraba por donde iba y me golpeé el pie contra una piedra.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (remainder of something)
a. el cabo
(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).
(pencil, candle)
The room was dim, and the candles had burned down to stubs.La sala estaba en penumbras, y las velas había ardido hasta quedar reducidas a cabos.
b. la colilla
(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).
(cigarette)
Xavier sat smoking the stub of his last cigarette.Xavier estaba sentado fumando la colilla de su último cigarrillo.
c. el tocón
(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).
(tree)
All that was left of the poplar was a dried out stub.Todo lo que quedaba del álamo era un tocón seco.
d. el muñón
(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).
(limb, tail)
The doctor said that the stub had healed quite well since the amputation.La doctora dijo que el muñón había cicatrizado bastante bien desde la amputación.
3. (removed portion of a check)
a. el talón
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Your stub shows how much of your pay was taken out for taxes and retirement.El talón muestra cuanto se dedujo del pago en concepto de impuestos y aporte jubilatorio.
b. la matriz
(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).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
I lost my check stub, and now the bank says I never deposited it.Perdí la matriz de mi cheque, y ahora el banco me dice que no lo deposité.
4. (removed portion of a ticket)
a. el talón
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
You can use the stub of your movie ticket to enter a competition.Con el talón de la entrada del cine se puede participar en un concurso.
b. el resguardo
(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).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Sam always keeps the ticket stubs as mementos from the concerts he goes to.Sam siempre guarda los resguardos de las entradas como recuerdos de los conciertos a los que asiste.
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