cerdo
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el cerdo, la cerda(
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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. (animal)
a. pig
El cerdo estaba felizmente comiéndose un elote.The pig was happily munching on a corncob.
b. hog
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Mi abuelita tiene un cerdo en el jardín.My granny keeps a hog in her garden.
c. swine
La familia Rodríguez cría cerdos en su rancho.The Rodriguez family raise swine on their farm.
d. sow (feminine)
La cerda se acostó y los cerditos se prendieron de sus mamas.The sow lay down and the piglets sucked her teats.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (culinary)
a. pork
Para cenar voy a hacer chuletas de cerdo.I'm making pork chops for dinner.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(despicable person)
a. pig
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Eres un cerdo. ¡Madúrate!You're such a pig. Grow up!
b. swine
Eres un cerdo. ¿Cómo te atreves a reírte de mí cuando me caigo?You're such a swine. How dare you laugh at me when I fall down?
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(dirty person)
a. pig
Mi compañero de cuarto es todo un cerdo.My roommate is such a pig.
b. slob
Limpia tu departamento para que mis papás no piensen que eres un cerdo.Clean your apartment so my parents don't think you're a slob.
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cerdo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (animal)
a. pig, sow
2. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
come como un cerdohe eats like a pig
3. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
estar como un cerdoto be a fat pig
4. (colloquial)
a. pig, swine
5. (carne)
a. pork
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cerdo
1 (Zoología) pig; hog; (EEUU)
todos los políticos son unos cerdos all politicians are bastards o swine (familiar)
comer como un cerdo (mucho) to stuff o.s; (sin modales) to eat like a pig
a todos los cerdos les llega su San Martín everyone gets their just deserts sooner or later; everyone gets their comeuppance in the end
cerdo ibérico Iberian pig
cerdo marino porpoise
2 (Culin) pork
carne de cerdo pork
cerdoa cerda
adjective
1 (sucio) filthy; dirty
tu hermano es muy cerdo, lo tira todo al suelo
2 (malhablado)
no digas palabrotas, no seas tan cerdo don't swear o curse, don't be so foul-mouthed o crude
3 (maleducado)
no eructes en público, no seas cerdo don't belch in public, don't be such a pig o don't be so gross!
4 (canalla) rotten (familiar)
1 (sucio) slob (familiar)
¡mira cómo tienes la habitación! ¡eres un cerdo! look at the state of your room! you're a real slob! o you're filthy! (familiar)
2 (malhablado) foul-mouthed pig
es un cerdo, siempre diciendo palabrotas
3 (maleducado)
es un cerdo, siempre habla con la boca llena he's such a pig o so gross eating with his mouth full all the time (familiar)
4 (canalla) swine (familiar)
todos los políticos son unos cerdos ¿has entregado a la policía a tu mejor amiga? ¡eres una cerda!
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