Maria
Maria(
muh
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ri
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uh
)
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
1. (name)
a. María
I can't believe Maria isn't going to be on Sesame Street anymore.No puedo creer que María no saldrá nunca más en Plaza Sésamo.
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Maria [məˈriːə]
noun
María
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María
María(
mah
-
ree
-
ah
)
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
1. (name)
a. Mary
El nombre de mi madre es María y el mío es Mariana.My mother's name is Mary and mine is Mary Ann.
maría
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
2.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(drug)
a. weed
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
Siempre huele a maría en este estacionamiento.It always smells like weed in this parking garage.
b. weed
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
Creíamos en el amor libre y la paz, y sobre todo fumábamos mucha maría.We believed in free love and peace, and above all we smoked a lot of grass.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(homemaker)
a. housewife
Solo piensa en sus hijos y su lavadora. Está hecha una maría total.She can only think of her children and her washing machine. She has become the ultimate housewife.
4. (female immigrant from the country)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. indigenous woman
El centro de Ciudad de México estaba lleno de marías que vendían dulces y fruta a los turistas.Downtown Mexico City was full of indigenous women selling candy and fruit to the tourists.
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(easy class)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. unimportant subject
La educación física solía ser una maría, pero ya no lo es.Phys ed used to be an unimportant subject, but not anymore.
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maría
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (marihuana)
a. grass
2. (asignatura)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. easy subject, Mickey Mouse course
3. (mujer sencilla)
a. (typical) housewife
b. migrant from country to urban areas
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
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maría
(España) (marihuana) grass (familiar); pot (familiar)
maría
(ama de casa) housewife
Sin cortarse un pelo, ha reconocido, y a mucha honra, pertenecer al gremio de las ["Marías".] Algo que algunos utilizan como insulto y no es más que la vida misma de una mujer como tantas otras: pañales, biberones, la compra y, encima, un marido chuleta. Mezcla consejos para las ["marías",] cotilleros y fandangos cantados por ella misma. Y pocas [marías,] con todo el respeto para las amas de casa, porque están en las mañanas. "Sus mujeres" son personas que trabajan, profesionales.
maría
(Escol) unimportant subject
las tres marías (Hist) religious instruction, civics and PE
maría
(México) female Indian immigrant from the country to Mexico City
maría
(caja de caudales) peter (familiar); safe
María
Mary
Santa María, madre de Dios Holy Mary, mother of God
María Antonieta Marie Antoinette
María Estuardo Mary Stuart
María Magdalena Mary Magdalene
María Santísima the Virgin Mary
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