calavera

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calavera(
kah
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lah
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beh
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rah
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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. (anatomy)
a. skull
El chamán tenía puesto un collar hecho de calaveras diminutas.The shaman was wearing a necklace made of miniature skulls.
La calavera es el símbolo de la muerte.The skull is the symbol of death.
2. (rear light)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. tail light
Rompí una calavera mientras estacionaba.I broke a tail light while parking.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(libertine)
a. rake
Toda su vida ha sido un calavera.He has been a rake all his life.
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calavera
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (cráneo)
a. skull
2. (automotive)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a.
calaverastail lights
3. (dulce)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. sugar skull
4. (libertino)
a. rake
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calavera
1 (Anatomía) skull
2 (México) (Automóviles) tail-light; rear light
3 (Entomología) death's-head moth
(juerguista) reveller; (locuelo) madcap; (libertino) rake; roué; (canalla) rotter (anticuado); cad (anticuado); heel (anticuado);
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