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barrette
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barrette(
buh
-
reht
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el pasador
(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).
Rosario was wearing a leather barrette in her hair.Rosario llevaba un pasador de piel en el cabello.
b. la hebilla
(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).
Regionalism used in Cuba
(Cuba)
Regionalism used in Puerto Rico
(Puerto Rico)
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
Will you pass me that barrette on the dresser, love?¿Me pasas esa hebilla que está en el tocador, mi amor?
c. el broche
(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 Colombia
(Colombia)
Regionalism used in Uruguay
(Uruguay)
Elsa needs a barrette to hold her hair up.Elsa necesita un broche para sujetarse el pelo.
d. la traba
(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).
Regionalism used in Bolivia
(Bolivia)
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
Regionalism used in Nicaragua
(Nicaragua)
I'm always losing my barrettes after getting them off my hair.Siempre pierdo las trabas después de quitármelas del pelo.
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barrette
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el pasador
(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 the United States
(United States)
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
barrette [bəˈret]
noun
(US) pasador (m) (para el pelo)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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