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calf(
kahf
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (anatomy)
a. la pantorrilla
(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).
(F)
I hurt my calf while running.Me lesioné la pantorrilla corriendo.
2. (animal)
a. el ternero
(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).
(M)
, la ternera
(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).
(F)
(cow)
These calves are not yet ready to produce milk.Estas terneras todavía no están listas para producir leche.
b. el becerro
(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).
(M)
, la becerra
(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).
(F)
(cow up to two years old)
The Hanson's cow just gave birth to a calf.La vaca de los Hanson acaba de dar luz a un becerro.
c. la cría
(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).
(F)
(elephant or manatee)
The elephant calf trumpeted when he saw his mother.La cría de elefante trompeteó cuando vio su mamá.
d. el ballenato
(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).
(M)
(whale)
Hundreds of gray whale calves are born each year in Laguna Ojo de Liebre.Cientos de ballenatos grises nacen cada año en la laguna Ojo de Liebre.
3. (leather)
a. la piel de becerro
(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).
(F)
The belt is made of calf.El cinturón está hecho con piel de becerro.
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calf
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (of leg)
a. la pantorrilla
(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).
(F)
calf [kɑːf]
noun
calves (plural)
1 (young cow) becerroabecerra (m) (f);a becerra terneroaternera (m) (f);a ternera (young seal, elephant etc) cría (f); (young whale) ballenato (m)
the cow is in or with calf la vaca está preñada
to kill the fatted calf celebrar una fiesta de bienvenida
modifier
calf love (n) amor (m) juvenil
calf [kɑːf]
noun
calves (plural) (Anat) pantorrilla (f); canilla (f); especially (LAm)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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