baranda

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baranda(
bah
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rahn
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dah
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (architecture)
a. handrail (of stairs)
Agustín bajó la escalera principal deslizándose sobre la baranda.Agustin slid down the handrail of the main stairs.
b. banister (of stairs)
La escalera tiene barandas en los dos costados.The staircase has banisters on both sides.
c. rail (of a balcony or bridge)
Pinté la baranda del balcón de blanco.I painted the balcony rail white.
d. railing (of a balcony or bridge)
Por razones de seguridad, en el puente pusimos barandas altas.We installed high railings on the bridge for safety reasons.
2. (sports)
a. cushion (billiards)
La bola blanca no tocó la baranda ni con ninguna bola.The cue ball didn't make contact with the cushion or with any balls.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(body odor) (River Plate)
a. B.O.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Tengo que bañarme ya. Tengo una baranda terrible.I need to take a shower immediately. My B.O. is really bad.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(unpleasant smell)
Regionalism used in Argentina
(Argentina)
a. nasty smell
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¿De dónde viene esa baranda? - Probablemente de la alcantarilla.Where does that nasty smell come from? - Probably from the sewer.
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baranda
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. handrail
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baranda
1 [de balcón] rail; railing; [de escalera] handrail
2 (Billar) cushion
baranda
chief; boss
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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