Quick answer
"Crow" is a noun which is often translated as "el cuervo", and "dirt" is a noun which is often translated as "la tierra". Learn more about the difference between "crow" and "dirt" below.
crow(
kro
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (animal)
a. el cuervo
(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).
I was awoken by the squawk of a crow.Me despertó el graznido de un cuervo.
2. (noise)
a. el cacareo
(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).
(rooster)
I awoke at dawn to the sound of the rooster's crow.Me despertó el cacareo del gallo al amanecer.
b. el grito
(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).
Captain Hook knew that Peter Pan was coming when he heard his crow echo across the bay.El capitán Garfio sabía que se acercaba Peter Pan al oír su grito resonar a través de la bahía.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to make a rooster noise)
a. cacarear
Look for me by the fountain when the rooster crows.Búscame en la fuente cuando cacaree el gallo.
4. (to coo)
a. gorjear
The baby crowed when his grandfather uncovered his face and smiled at him.El bebé gorjeó cuando su abuelo se destapó la cara y le sonrió.
5. (to brag)
a. pavonearse
My cousin was crowing about his promotion at Christmas.Mi primo se pavoneaba de su acenso durante la Navidad.
b. jactarse
My friend loves to go to parties and crow about all of his awards.A mi amigo le encanta ir a fiestas y jactarse de todos sus premios.
c. alardear
Your brother has the modesty not to crow about his accomplishments.Tu hermano tiene la humildad de no alardear de sus logros.
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dirt(
duhrt
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (loose earth or soil)
a. la tierra
(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 have dirt under my fingernails from working on the farm all day long.Tengo tierra debajo de las uñas por trabajar todo el día en la granja.
b. el barro
(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 cowboy's boots were covered in dirt.Las botas de los vaqueros estaban llenos de barro.
2. (filth)
a. la suciedad
(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).
We need to get all the dirt out of the kitchen before we cook. Hay que sacar toda la suciedad de la cocina antes de cocinar.
b. la mugre
(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).
His catcher's mitt is so old it has permanent dirt stains.Su guante de béisbol está tan viejo que tiene manchas permantes de mugre.
c. el lodo
(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).
(wet earth)
Leave your wet bike outside so you don't track dirt all over the floor.Deja tu bici mojada afuera para que no vayas dejando lodo en el piso.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(someone or something worthless)
a. la porquería
(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)
You're dirt. Get out of here!Eres una porquería. ¡Lárgate!
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(something obscene)
a. la cochinada
(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)
What is that dirt you're looking at?¿Qué es esa cochinada que ves?
b. las porquerías
(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)
His mom caught him watching dirt on her tablet.Su mamá lo cogió viendo porquerías en su tablet.
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(compromising information)
a. la inmundicia
(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).
Nixon dug deep for some dirt on Kennedy. Nixon buscó exhaustivamente algo de inmundicia sobre Kennedy.
b. el chisme
(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).
Ok, tell me all the dirt I missed while I was away.Bueno, cuéntame todo el chisme que perdí cuando andaba fuera.
c. el cotilleo
(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 called her sister to get the dirt on their brother's affair.Llamó a su hermana para ponerse al tanto del cotilleo de la aventura de su hermano.
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