babe
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babe(
beyb
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (term of endearment)
a. cariño
Babe, can you hold my hand?Cariño, ¿puedes tomar mi mano?
I don't know you, so don't call me "babe."No te conozco, así que no me digas "cariño."
2. (attractive female)
a. la mujer
(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).
What a babe!¡Qué mujer!
b. el bollo
(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).
(colloquial)
Ms. Gonzalez is a total babe.Sra. Gonzalez es un bollo total.
c. el jamón
(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).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Hey, don't call my mom a babe!¡Oye! No le llames jamón a mi mamá.
3. (infant)
a. el bebé
(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).
The babe was not even born when they decided to name him Paul.Ni siquiera había nacido el bebé cuando decidieron llamarlo Paul.
b. el rorro
(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).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
The babe is crying.El rorro está llorando.
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babe
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (literary)
a. el bebé
(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).
(child)
b. el guagua
(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).
la guagua
(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).
(Andes)
c. el nene(a)
(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).
la nene(a)
(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).
(River Plate)
a babe in armsun niño de pecho
2. (colloquial)
a. el nena f, bombón
(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).
(woman)
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babe [beɪb]
noun
1 criatura (f)
2 especially (US) chica (f); (in direct address) nena (informal) (f)
modifier
babe in arms (n) niñoaniña (m) (f) de pecho;a niña
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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