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"Gelt" is a noun which is often translated as "el gelt", and "dreidel" is a noun which is often translated as "el dreidel". Learn more about the difference between "gelt" and "dreidel" below.
gelt
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (religious)
a. el gelt
(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).
Alex got sick to his stomach because he ate all the gelt he won playing dreidel.Alex tuvo náuseas porque se comió todo el gelt que ganó jugando dreidel.
My grandfather gave us all little bags of gelt after he lit the candles.Mi abuelo nos dio bolsitas de gelt a todos después de encender las velas.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(money)
a. la plata
(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)
$2000 for a TV? No way. I haven't got that kind of gelt.¿$2000 por un televisor? Ni hablar. No tengo ese tipo de plata.
b. la lana
(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)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
We're going to have to save a lot of gelt if we're going to move to the city.Vamos a tener que ahorrar mucha lana si es que nos vamos a mudar a la ciudad.
c. la guita
(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).
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
We're interested in your proposal, but let's talk gelt.Nos interesa tu propuesta, pero hablemos de la guita.
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dreidel
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el dreidel
(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).
We get the dreidel out during Hanukkah every year.Sacamos el dreidel cada año durante Janucá.
b. la perinola
(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).
Tovah lost all her gelt playing dreidel.Tovah perdió todo su gelt jugando a la perinola.
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