Mateo
Mateo(
mah
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teh
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oh
)
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
1. (name)
a. Matthew
Mi hermano menor se llama Mateo.My younger brother is called Matthew.
el mateo, la matea
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(studious person)
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
a. grind
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
En la escuela se había ganado fama de mateo.At school he had earned a reputation as a grind.
b. swot
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
Graciela era una matea de segundo grado.Graciela was a swot from second year.
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Mateo
Matthew
el evangelio según San Mateo the Gospel according to St Matthew; la Pasión según San Mateo the St Matthew Passion
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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