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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. (education)
a. primer
Los niños practicaban lectura con un texto de su cartilla.The children practiced reading with a text in their primers.
b. reader
Hijo, no te olvides de poner tu cartilla en la mochila.Son, don't forget to put your reader in your backpack.
2. (document)
Regionalism used in Mexico
a. card
Siempre tengo la cartilla de seguro en la billetera.I always carry my social security card in my wallet.
3. (small notebook)
Regionalism used in Mexico
a. book
Mis padres me abrieron una cuenta bancaria y me enseñaron a llevar una cartilla de ahorros.My parents opened a bank account for me and taught me how to keep a savings book.
4. (military)
Regionalism used in Mexico
a. record
Me uní al ejército y recibí la cartilla.I joined the army and received my record.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (documento)
a. book
cartilla (de ahorros)savings book
cartilla militarbooklet to say one has completed one's military service
cartilla del paroregistration card issued to the unemployed
cartilla de racionamientoration book
cartilla de la seguridad socialsocial security card
2. (para aprender a leer)
a. primer
3. (fig)
leerle la cartilla a alguiento read somebody the riot act
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1 (Escol) primer; first reader
cantar o leer la cartilla a algn to take sb to task; give sb a severe ticking off
no saber (ni) la cartilla not to know a single thing
2 (documento)
cartilla de ahorros bank book
cartilla de identidad identity card
cartilla del paro unemployment card
Luis Jiménez comprobó que su compañera y madre de la niña había lavado unos pantalones vaqueron suyos con el documento nacional de identidad y la [cartilla del paro] dentro.
cartilla de racionamiento ration book
cartilla de seguridad cartilla de seguro social security card
3 (Religión) certificate of ordination
4 (Mil) record
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