cuzco

USAGE NOTE
This word may also be spelled "cusco" or "Cusco."
cuzco(
koos
-
koh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(dog) (River Plate)
a. mongrel
¿De qué raza es tu perro? - Es solo un cuzco.What breed is your dog? - It's just a mongrel.
b. mutt
La anciana paseaba a su cuzco sin correa.The old lady would walk her mutt without a leash.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
2. (acting like a grown-up) (River Plate)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Es un poco cuzca, de acuerdo, pero la niña sabe lo que dice.She speaks like an adult, that's true, but the girl makes a lot of sense.
Este niño tan cuzco me pone frenético.This pretentious brat makes me mad.
Cuzco
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
3. (city)
a. Cusco
Dicen que Cusco, o Cuzco, es la ciudad más bella del Perú.They say Cusco, or Cuzco, is the most beautiful city in Peru.
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