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"Ella es baja" is a phrase which is often translated as "she's short", and "gordita" is an adjective which is often translated as "chubby". Learn more about the difference between "ella es baja" and "gordita" below.
ella es baja(
eh
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yah
 
ehs
 
bah
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hah
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. she's short
Ella es baja y no llega al congelador.She's short and can't reach the freezer.
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gordita(
gohr
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dee
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tah
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (fat)
a. chubby
¡Qué cara gordita más linda tiene la bebé!What a lovely chubby face the baby has!
b. plump
Diana está un poquito gordita ahora para ese vestido.Diana's a little plump for that dress now.
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
(overweight person)
a. fatty
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
No soy una gordita. Simplemente estoy rellenita de amor.I'm not a fatty. I'm just all full of love.
b. fatso
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
Me vale si piensan que soy una gordita.I don't give a crap if you think I'm a fatso.
3. (culinary)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. gordita
¿Qué guiso quieres que les ponga a las gorditas? - Papas y chorizo.What filling do you want me to put in the gorditas? - Potatoes and sausage.
4. (term of endearment)
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
a. darling
¡Venga, gordita! No te pongas triste.Come on, darling! Don't be sad.
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