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"Cartoons" is a form of "cartoon", a noun which is often translated as "los dibujos animados". Learn more about "cartoon" below.
cartoon(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (television and film)
a. los dibujos animados
(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).
My kids only watch cartoons on TV.Mis hijos solo ven dibujos animados en la tele.
b. las caricaturas
(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 Bolivia
(Bolivia)
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
He can watch cartoons all day long.Puede pasársela mirando caricaturas todo el día.
c. el monito
(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 Colombia
(Colombia)
Alex's favorite cartoon is the one with the rabbit.El monito favorito de Alex es el que tiene el conejo.
d. la comiquita
(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 Venezuela
(Venezuela)
Denice likes to watch the cartoon about the little witch.A Denice le gusta mirar la comiquita sobre la brujita.
e. los muñequitos
(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)
I used to love watching cartoons with my brother when we were kids.Me encantaba ver los muñequitos con mi hermano cuando éramos pequeños.
2. (humorous drawing)
a. la caricatura
(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 cartoon of the president appeared in today's newspaper.Salió una caricatura del presidente en el periódico de hoy.
b. el chiste
(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).
Carlos is such a disciplined cartoonist that he draws a political cartoon every day.Carlos es un humorísta gráfico tan disciplinado que dibuja un chiste político a diario.
3. (comic strip)
a. la viñeta
(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).
My cousin draws a weekly cartoon for the newspaper.Mi primo hace una viñeta semanal para el periódico.
b. la historieta
(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 love to read this cartoon when I'm tired.Me encanta leer esta historieta cuando estoy cansado.
c. los monos
(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 Bolivia
(Bolivia)
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
Andy likes to read the cartoons in the Sunday paper.A Andy le gusta leer los monos del periódico dominical.
d. los monitos
(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 Bolivia
(Bolivia)
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
Paco enjoys reading cartoons.Paco se divierte leyendo los monitos.
e. la comiquita
(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 Venezuela
(Venezuela)
Alice writes a cartoon for the magazine that really makes you think.Alice escribe una comiquita para la revista que realmente te hace pensar.
4. (art)
a. el cartón
(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 cartoon is ready to be transferred to the wall.El cartón está listo para pasarlo al muro.
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