Quick answer
"Calf" is a noun which is often translated as "la pantorrilla", and "heifer" is a noun which is often translated as "la vaquilla". Learn more about the difference between "calf" and "heifer" below.
calf(
kahf
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (anatomy)
a. la pantorrilla
(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 didn't warm up before running, and now my calf hurts.No me calenté antes de correr y ahora me duele la pantorrilla.
2. (animal)
a. el ternero
(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 ternera
(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).
(cow)
These calves are not yet ready to produce milk.Estas terneras todavía no están listas para producir leche.
b. el becerro
(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 becerra
(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).
(cow up to two years old)
The Hanson's cow just gave birth to a calf.La vaca de los Hanson acaba de dar luz a un becerro.
c. la cría
(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).
(elephant or manatee)
The elephant calf trumpeted when he saw his mother.La cría de elefante trompeteó cuando vio su mamá.
d. el ballenato
(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).
(whale)
Hundreds of gray whale calves are born each year in Laguna Ojo de Liebre.Cientos de ballenatos grises nacen cada año en la laguna Ojo de Liebre.
3. (leather)
a. la piel de becerro
(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 belt is made of calf.El cinturón está hecho con piel de becerro.
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heifer(
heh
-
fuhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (animal)
a. la vaquilla
(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 cow gave birth to a heifer this morning.Nuestra vaca dio a luz una vaquilla esta mañana.
b. la novilla
(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).
You should wait until your heifer is at least 15 months old before you breed her for the first time.Debes esperar hasta que la novilla tenga por lo menos 15 meses antes de aparearla por primera vez.
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