ailment
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ailment(
eyl
-
mihnt
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (medicine)
a. la enfermedad
(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).
She said she had a minor heart ailment. As far as I'm concerned, if it's the heart, it's not minor.Dijo que tenía una enfermedad cardíaca menor. En lo que a mí concierne, si se trata del corazón, no es menor.
b. el achaque
(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).
Tommy takes hot baths to help alleviate his joint ailments.Tommy se da un baño caliente para ayudar a aliviar sus achaques de las articulaciones.
c. la dolencia
(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).
My grandmother suffered from various ailments, including arthritis and back pain.Mi abuela sufría de varias dolencias, incluyendo el artritis y el dolor de espalda.
d. el mal
(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).
When I talked to the doctor about my chronic acid reflux, he said it was nothing more than a bothersome ailment.Cuando hablé con el doctor sobre mi reflujo crónico, me dijo que solo era un mal molestoso.
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ailment
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el achaque
(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).
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ailment [ˈeɪlmənt]
noun
enfermedad (f); achaque (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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