chinita
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chinita(
chee
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nee
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tah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (animal)
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
a. ladybug
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
¡No mates a esa chinita! Traen buena suerte.Don't kill that ladybug! They're good luck.
b. ladybird (United Kingdom)
El jardín está lleno de chinitas a esta hora del día.The garden is full of ladybirds at this time of day.
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chinita
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (criada)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. maid
2. (animal)
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
a. ladybird (United Kingdom)
b. ladybug
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
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chinita
(And) (S. Cone) (Zoología) (mariquita) ladybird; ladybug; (EEUU)
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