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el campesino, la campesina(
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
1. (country person)
a. peasant
Los campesinos del pueblo construyeron este pozo para regar sus campos.The peasants of the village built this well to water their fields.
b. farmer
Yo vengo de una larga tradición de campesinos argentinos.I come from a long line of Argentine farmers.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (from the country)
a. rural
La vida campesina puede ser dura, pero es gratificante.Rural life can be hard, but it is rewarding.
b. country
Su comunidad campesina no permite el uso de celulares ni cámaras.Their country community does not allow the use of cell phones or cameras.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (del campo)
a. rural, country
2. (en el pasado, en países pobres)
a. peasant
las labores campesinasfarmwork
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (persona del campo)
a. country person
4. (en el pasado, en países pobres)
a. peasant
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campesinoa campesina
[+población] rural; [+familia, revuelta] peasant
una organización campesina an organization representing peasant farmers; siempre ocultó su origen campesino she always concealed her rustic o peasant origins; la vida campesina country life; rural life
1 (persona del campo) country person
2 (labrador) farmer; (labrador pobre) peasant
3 (And) (indio) Indian
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