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"Espárrago" is a noun which is often translated as "asparagus", and "perno" is a noun which is often translated as "bolt". Learn more about the difference between "espárrago" and "perno" below.
espárrago(
ehs
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pah
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rrah
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goh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (botany)
a. asparagus
El espárrago es una planta resistente pero necesita agua abundante.Asparagus is a hardy plant but it needs a lot of water.
2. (culinary)
a. asparagus
María hizo unos exquisitos espárragos asados.Maria did some delicious roasted asparagus.
3. (mechanics)
a. stud
Los espárragos de acero se utilizan mucho en la industria automotriz.Steel studs are used a great deal in the automotive industry.
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perno(
pehr
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noh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (general)
a. bolt
Enrosca la tuerca al perno con una llave inglesa.Screw the nut onto the bolt with a wrench.
b. pintle (of hinge)
Los pernos de la bisagra están oxidados y ahora la puerta no abre.The pintles of the door hinge are rusty and now it won't open.
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