calentura

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calentura(
kah
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lehn
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too
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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. (elevated body temperature)
a. fever
Debes quedarte en casa si tienes calentura.You should stay home if you have a fever.
b. temperature
Ana me apoyó la mano en la frente y dijo, "Tienes calentura".Ana put her hand on my forehead and said, "You have a temperature."
2. (fever blister)
a. cold sore
Compré una crema para la calentura que tengo en el labio.I bought an ointment for the cold sore on my lip.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(irritation)
Regionalism used in Cuba
(Cuba)
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
a. anger
Rompí el celular contra el piso en un momento de calentura.I smashed my cellphone against the floor in a fit of anger.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(urge)
Regionalism used in Argentina
(Argentina)
Regionalism used in Bolivia
(Bolivia)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Paraguay
(Paraguay)
a. desire
A José le agarró la calentura de viajar al exterior.Jose suddenly felt a strong desire to travel abroad.
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(sexual excitement)
Regionalism used in Ecuador
(Ecuador)
Regionalism used in El Salvador
(El Salvador)
Regionalism used in Guatemala
(Guatemala)
Regionalism used in Paraguay
(Paraguay)
a. arousal
Me avergoncé por la calentura que mi inspiró la novela erótica.I was embarrassed by the arousal the erotic novel made me feel.
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calentura
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (fiebre)
a. fever, temperature
2. (herida)
a. cold sore
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calentura
1 (Med) fever; (high) temperature
estar con o tener calentura to be feverish; have a temperature
tener calentura de pollo to pretend to be ill
2 (en labios) cold sore
3 (Chile) tuberculosis
4 (And) (S. Cone) (cachondez) randiness (familiar); horniness (familiar)
5 (Latinoamérica) (furia) anger
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