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"Culo" is a noun which is often translated as "butt", and "memoria" is a noun which is often translated as "memory". Learn more about the difference between "culo" and "memoria" below.
culo(
koo
-
loh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(anatomy)
a. butt
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
¡Ay! Estaba sentado en la hierba y ahora tengo el culo todo mojado.Oh man! I was sitting on the grass, and now my butt's all wet.
b. bum
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
Con el culo que tengo, no hay manera de que me meta en esos vaqueros.There's no way I'm getting into those jeans with my bum.
c. ass
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El camarero le dio una patada en el culo y lo echó del bar.The bartender gave him a kick in the ass and threw him out of the bar.
d. arse
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(United Kingdom)
No tenemos todo el día. ¡Mueve el culo!We haven't got all day. Move your arse!
e. bottom
¡Uy! ¡Algo me ha pinchado el culo!Ow! Something just pricked my bottom.
f. backside
No prestaba atención y se cayó de culo.He wasn't paying attention, and he fell on his backside.
g. asshole
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Cuando se dobló, se le cayeron los pantalones y, literalmente, se le veía el culo.When he bent over, his pants fell down, and you could literally see his asshole.
h. arsehole
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(United Kingdom)
Estaba tan enfadada que su cara se puso tan morada como el culo de un babuino.She was so mad, her face turned as purple as a baboon's arsehole.
2. (of a container)
a. bottom
Me llevé una sorpresa cuando al terminar mi refresco, vi una mosca en el culo del vaso.I had quite a shock when I finished my soda and saw a fly at the bottom of the glass.
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memoria(
meh
-
moh
-
ryah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (faculty)
a. memory
Yo tengo muy buena memoria para las caras.I have a very good memory for faces.
Con la edad, cada vez me falla más la memoria.With age, my memory is failing me more and more.
2. (recollection)
a. memory
Una de mis memorias más vívidas es de mi madre jugando con nosotros en la playa.One of my most vivid memories is of my mother playing with us on the beach.
3. (remembrance)
a. memory
Se celebró una misa en la catedral en memoria de las víctimas.A mass was held in the cathedral in memory of the victims.
4. (computing)
a. memory
Este software ocupa mucha memoria y la computadora va muy despacio.This software takes up a lot of memory and makes the computer very slow.
5. (account)
a. report
En la reunión de hoy se tratará la memoria anual.In today's meeting we're going to discuss the annual report.
6. (academy)
a. report
Todos los becarios deberán presentar una memoria de su periodo de prácticas.All the trainees must submit a report on their traineeship.
b. paper
Publicó varias memorias sobre la definición exacta de los números reales.He published several papers on the exact definition of real numbers.
7. (list)
a. record
Este archivo contiene una memoria de todas las transacciones de la tienda durante el año.This file contains a record of all the store's transactions for the year.
memorias
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
8. (autobiography)
a. memoirs
El expresidente acaba de publicar sus memorias.The former president has just published his memoirs.
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