chamizo

chamizo(
chah
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mee
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soh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (cabin)
a. shack
Una familia entera vivía en ese chamizo sin agua potable ni electricidad.A whole family was living in that shack without drinkable water or electricity.
b. thatched hut (straw roof)
Nos refugiamos de la lluvia en un chamizo que encontramos en mitad del bosque.We took shelter from the rain in a thatched hut we found in the middle of the forest.
2. (half-consumed log)
a. half-burned log
Asegúrate de verter agua sobre los chamizos para asegurar que el fuego está apagado.Make sure you pour some water on the half-burned log to make sure the fire's out.
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chamizo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (choza)
a. thatched hut
2. (fam pey)
a. hovel, dive
chamizo
1 (cabaña) thatched hut
2 (chabola) shack
3 (mina) illegal coalmine
4 (leño) half-burned log; (árbol) half-burned tree
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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