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"Tenedor" is a noun which is often translated as "fork", and "manta" is a noun which is often translated as "blanket". Learn more about the difference between "tenedor" and "manta" below.
tenedor(
teh
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neh
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dohr
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (tableware)
a. fork
Prefiero comer el pastel con un tenedor y no una cuchara.I prefer to eat cake with a fork and not a spoon.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
2. (finance)
a. holder
Es tenedor de acciones en Microsoft.He is a share holder in Microsoft.
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manta(
mahn
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tah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (bedding)
a. blanket
Mi abuela dice que las mantas de lana abrigan más y son más versátiles que los edredones.My grandmother says that woolen blankets are warmer and more versatile than quilts.
b. rug (smaller)
En invierno hace frío en mi oficina, así que a menudo me pongo una manta sobre las rodillas.It's cold in my office in winter, so I often put a rug over my knees.
2. (animal)
a. manta ray
Oí que trajeron mantas gigantes al acuario. ¿Vamos a verlas?I hear they've gotten some giant manta rays for the aquarium. Shall we go and see them?
3. (clothing)
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
a. poncho
La manta es una prenda tradicional chilena hecha de lana.The poncho is a traditional Chilean garment that's made of wool.
4. (fabric)
Regionalism used in Costa Rica
(Costa Rica)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Nicaragua
(Nicaragua)
a. coarse cloth
Los monos que nos ponemos para trabajar en la fábrica están confeccionados con manta.The overalls we wear for working at the factory are made of a coarse cloth.
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