cabra
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cabra(
kah
-
brah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (animal)
a. goat
Vieron cabras mientras escalaron la montaña.They saw goats while climbing the mountain.
2. (culinary)
a. goat
Cené guisado de cabra con pan árabe.I had goat stew and pita bread for dinner.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(child) (Southern Cone)
a. girl
Devuélvele la pelota a la cabra.Give the ball back to the girl.
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cabra
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. goat
cabra de angoraangora goat
cabra montéswild goat
pie o pata de cabracrowbar jemmy,, jimmy
2. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
estar como una cabrato be off one's head
3. (prov)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
la cabra siempre tira al monteyou can't make a leopard change his spots
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cabra
1 (Zoología) goat; (hembra) nanny goat; she-goat; (almizclero) musk deer
estar como una cabra to be crazy
la cabra siempre tira al monte a leopard does not change its spots; what's bred in the bone will out in the flesh
cabra montés Spanish ibex
2 (Latinoamérica) (truco) trick; swindle; (dado) loaded dice
3 (S. Cone) (carro) light carriage; [de carpintero] sawhorse; sawbuck; (EEUU)
4 (S. Cone) (niña) little girl
5 (moto) motorbike
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "cabra"
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queso de cabra
goat cheese
Tú no metes cabra, saramambiche
I'm not scared of you, you son of a bitch
estar como una cabra
to be nuts
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