berm

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berm(
bthrm
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (transport)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el acotamiento
(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 Mexico
(Mexico)
You're only allowed to pull over onto the berm in case of emergency here.Aquí solamente se puede parar en el acotamiento en caso de emergencia.
b. la banquina
(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 Paraguay
(Paraguay)
(River Plate)
The berm here is too narrow to pull over.La banquina es demasiado estrecha aquí para que nos paremos.
c. el hombro
(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 Honduras
(Honduras)
Regionalism used in Panama
(Panama)
The unoccupied vehicle was pulled over on the berm.El vehículo vacío estaba parado en el hombro.
d. el arcén
(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)
A vehicle was pulled over on the berm with the flashers on.Un vehículo estaba parado en el arcén con las luces de emergencia encendidas.
e. el paseo
(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 Cuba
(Cuba)
Regionalism used in Puerto Rico
(Puerto Rico)
We can't pull over. There's no berm here.No podemos parar. Aquí no hay paseo.
f. el hombrillo
(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 Venezuela
(Venezuela)
The berm wasn't wide enough for us to pull over to change the tire.El hombrillo no estaba suficientemente ancho para que nos paráramos a cambiar la llanta.
2. (barrier)
a. la berma
(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).
There's a berm you can walk on that lines that follows the river.Hay una berma por la que puedes caminar que sigue el río.
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