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aguinaldo

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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (extra pay at Christmas)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. Christmas bonus
Ya casi es 25 de diciembre y mi jefe todavía no me ha dado mi aguinaldo.It's almost December 25th and my boss hasn't given me my Christmas bonus yet.
Con el aguinaldo que nos han dado en el trabajo, puedo comprar una tele nueva.With the Christmas bonus they gave us at work, I can buy a new TV.
b. extra month's pay at Christmas
El aguinaldo de este año no nos lo han pagado por falta de liquidez de la empresa.The company couldn't pay this year's extra month's pay at Christmas for lack of liquidity.
2. (money given at Christmas)
a. Christmas money
De pequeña, mi abuela me daba un aguinaldo muy generoso.When I was little, my grandmother gave me quite a lot of Christmas money.
b. Christmas box (United Kingdom)
Antes en Inglaterra era tradición dar el aguinaldo al cartero en Navidad.Traditionally, in England, people used to give the postman a Christmas box.
3. (music)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. Christmas carol
En Venezuela en Navidad, todos solíamos cantar aguinaldos tocando el furro.During the holidays in Venezuela, we all used to sing Christmas carols along to a drum.
4. (paper decoration)
Regionalism used in the Dominican Republic
(Dominican Republic)
Regionalism used in Puerto Rico
(Puerto Rico)
a. paper garland
El salón donde se iba a celebrar la fiesta estaba adornado con aguinaldos y globos.The hall where the party was to be held was decorated with paper garlands and balloons.
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aguinaldo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (propina)
a. tip given at Christmas
b. Christmas box (United Kingdom)
2. (paga extra)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. extra month's pay at Christmas
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aguinaldo
1 (propina) Christmas box; (plus) Christmas bonus
2 (Latinoamérica) (villancico) Christmas carol
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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