Quick answer
"Furry" is an adjective which is often translated as "peludo", and "spur" is a noun which is often translated as "la espuela". Learn more about the difference between "furry" and "spur" below.
furry(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (fuzzy)
a. peludo
Something furry ran under the table while I was eating.Algo peludo corrió debajo de la mesa cuando estaba comiendo.
b. de peluche
Carolina sleeps with a dozen furry toys.Carolina duerme con una docena de juguetes de peluche.
c. afelpado
I love changing into my furry slippers when I get home.Me encanta ponerme las pantuflas afelpadas al llegar a casa.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(member of furry subculture)
a. el furry
(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).
, la furry
(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)
My best friend's brother is a furry who dresses up as a tiger.El hermano de mi mejor amigo es un furry que se viste de tigre.
b. el furri
(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).
, la furri
(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)
I'm going to a furmeet this weekend. You in?Voy a una furmeet este fin de semana. ¿Quieres ir?
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spur(
spuhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (spike on a boot)
a. la espuela
(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).
The cowboy's spurs glinted in the sun.Las espuelas del vaquero centelleaban al sol.
2. (stimulus)
a. el aguijón
(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 spur of hunger brought some to commit crimes.El aguijón del hambre llevó a algunos a cometer crímenes.
b. el incentivo
(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).
He needed no other spur to practice than the sheer love of music.No le hacía falta más incentivo para practicar que el puro amor por la música.
c. el acicate
(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).
My parents gave me the spur I needed to start my career.Mis padres me dieron el acicate que necesitaba para empezar mi carrera.
d. el estímulo
(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 president hoped the new deal would be the spur the economy needed.El presidente esperaba que el nuevo acuerdo fuera el estímulo que necesitaba la economía.
3. (on a rooster)
a. el espolón
(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 rooster with enormous spurs entered the fighting ring.Un gallo con espolones enormes entró a la gallera.
4. (geography)
a. el espolón
(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 lost soldier climbed the spur from the river to get a better view.El soldado perdido trepó al espolón desde el río para obtener una vista mejor.
5. (transport)
a. el ramal
(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).
(short road, railroad line)
The spur will connect you to Interstate 295.Si tomas el ramal, eso te conectará a la Interestatal 295.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
6. (to urge a horse)
a. espolear
The messenger spurred his horse.El mensajero espoleó el caballo.
7. (to motivate; often used with "on")
a. incitar
The protesters believed that they could spur a change in policy.Los manifestantes creían que podían incitar un cambio de política.
b. estimular
Our employees need greater incentives to spur their productivity.Nuestros empleados necesitan mayores incentivos para estimular su productividad.
c. animar a
Those setbacks only spurred me on to work harder.Aquellos reveses solo me animaron a trabajar más.
d. alentar a
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
The more my parents spurred me to become a lawyer, the more I resisted.Cuanto más me alentaban mis padres a hacerme abogado, más me resistía.
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