asno

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el asno, la asna(
ahs
-
noh
)
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).
masculine or feminine noun
1. (animal)
a. donkey
Los asnos y los caballos están pastando en el terreno del vecino.The donkeys and the horses are grazing in the neighbor's land.
b. ass
El asno tiraba del pesado arado por el campo.The ass pulled the heavy plow through the field.
c. jack (masculine)
Los aldeanos usaban asnos como bestias de carga.The peasants used jacks as beasts of burden.
d. jenny (feminine)
Mamá, ¿eso es una asna o una zebra?Mom, is that a jenny or a zebra?
e. jennet (feminine)
Cruzamos un semental y una asna para que nazca un burdégano.We mated a stallion and a jennet to produce a hinny.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(fool)
a. jackass
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Asno, te olvidaste de que hoy es nuestro aniversario.You forgot that today is our anniversary, jackass.
b. ass
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
Oye, asno, ¿por qué rompiste el vaso?Hey, ass, why did you break the glass?
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asno
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (animal)
a. ass
2. (colloquial)
a. ass
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asnoa asna
1 (Zoología) donkey; ass
2 (tosco) ass; fathead (familiar)
¡soy un asno! I'm an ass! (familiar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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