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"Queens" is a form of "queen", a noun which is often translated as "la reina". "New York" is a proper noun which is often translated as "Nueva York". Learn more about the difference between "queens" and "New York" below.
queen(
kwin
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (royalty)
a. la reina
(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 princess hopes to one day become a queen.La princesa espera convertirse algún día en reina.
2. (chess, cards)
a. la reina
(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 queen of spades was the most valuable card in her hand.La reina de espadas era la carta más valiosa en su mano.
3. (animal)
a. la abeja reina
(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 queen is larger than the rest of the bees.La abeja reina es más grande que las demás abejas.
b. la reina
(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).
Among ants, some queens reproduce by cloning.Entre las hormigas, alguna reinas se reproducen mediante la clonación.
4.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(male homesexual)
a. el marica
(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 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)
She's upset because she found out that the actor she's always crushed on is a queen.Está molesta porque se enteró que el actor que siempre estaba chiflada por es un marica.
b. la loca
(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)
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)
Hugo and Ricardo plan to walk with a group of queens in the gay pride parade.Hugo y Ricardo planean caminar con un grupo de locas en el desfile de orgullo gay.
5. (contest winner)
a. la reina
(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).
Rebecca was chosen to be the queen of the harvest festival.Rebecca fue escogida para ser la reina del festival de la cosecha.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
6. (in chess)
a. coronar
One more square and my pawn will be queened.Una casilla más y mi peón será coronado.
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New York(
nu
 
yawrk
)
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
1. (U.S. state)
a. Nueva York
My grandmother lives in upstate New York.Mi abuela vive en el norte del estado de Nueva York.
2. (city)
a. New York
Visiting New York at Christmas and strolling along Fifth Avenue is wonderful.Visitar Nueva York en Navidad y pasear por la Quinta Avenida es maravilloso.
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