Quick answer
"Seagulls" is a form of "seagull", a noun which is often translated as "la gaviota". "Crabs" is a plural noun which is often translated as "las ladillas". Learn more about the difference between "crabs" and "seagulls" below.
crabs(
krahbz
)
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(pubic lice)
a. las ladillas
(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).
He had to buy an ointment to kill the crabs.Tuvo que comprar un ungüento para matar las ladillas.
crab
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (animal)
a. el cangrejo
(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 crab ran up the sand dune and into its hole.El cangrejo subió la duna corriendo y se metió en su agujero.
b. la jaiba
(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 Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
She made a delicious bouillabaisse with freshly-caught crab.Hizo una rica sopa de mariscos con jaiba recién atrapada.
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seagull(
si
-
guhl
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (animal)
a. la gaviota
(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 seagull stole my sandwich at the beach.Una gaviota me robó el sándwich en la playa.
Yesterday, a lady at the beach got mad at me because I was feeding the seagulls.Ayer, una señora se molestó conmigo porque estaba alimentando a las gaviotas.
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