ballena

ballena(
bah
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yeh
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nah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (animal)
a. whale
Vimos una ballena azul desde nuestro barco.We saw a blue whale from our ship.
2. (clothing)
a. stay
Las ballenas de este corsé no me dejan respirar.The stays of this corset won't let me breathe.
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ballena
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (animal)
a. whale
ballena azulblue whale
2. (varilla; de corsé)
a. stay
ballena
1 (Zoología) (animal) whale; (hueso) whalebone
parece una ballena she's like a beached whale (familiar)
ballena azul blue whale
2 (Cos) [de corsé] bone; stay
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