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Santa

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Santa
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
1. (Santa Claus)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Puerto Rico
(Puerto Rico)
a. Santa
¿Qué te trajo Santa este año? ¡Oh, un tren eléctrico! ¡Qué lindo!What did Santa bring you this year? Wow, an electric train! That's beautiful!
santa
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(spouse)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. missus
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¿Cómo está tu santa? - Bien, gracias.How's the missus? - She's fine, thanks.
b. old lady
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Garrido no se separa de su santa ni a sol ni a sombra. Es muy celoso.Garrido follows her old lady everywhere she goes. He's very jealous.
c. wife
El domingo voy de excursión con la santa y los críos.I'm going on a day trip with the wife and the kids on Sunday.
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