Quick answer
"Chipmunk" is a noun which is often translated as "la ardilla listada", and "squirrel" is a noun which is often translated as "la ardilla". Learn more about the difference between "chipmunk" and "squirrel" below.
chipmunk(
chihp
-
muhnk
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (animal)
a. la ardilla listada
(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).
Chipmunks live in underground burrows.Las ardillas listadas viven en madrigueras subterráneas.
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squirrel(
skwuhrl
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (animal)
a. la ardilla
(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 squirrel took the apple that I'd left on the bench.Una ardilla se llevó la manzana que había dejado sobre el banco.
Two squirrels were sitting on the fence, eating a gourd.Había dos ardillas sentadas en la valla, comiendo una calabaza.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to hide; used with "away")
a. guardar
My grandfather squirrels bottle caps in a drawer in the kitchen.Mi abuelo guarda las tapas de botella en un cajón de la cocina.
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