darling
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darling(
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lihng
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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. (term of endearment)
a. el amor
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My darling, would you marry me?Mi amor, ¿te casarías conmigo?
b. el cariño
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Darling, what time will you be back home today?Cariño, ¿a qué hora volverás a casa hoy?
2. (favorite)
a. el preferido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la preferida
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The actress is the critics' darling.La actriz es la preferida de los críticos.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (beloved)
a. querido
This gift is for my darling daughter on her birthday.Este regalo es para mi querida hija en su cumpleaños.
4. (lovely)
a. mono (colloquial)
The baby's room is just darling!¡El cuarto del bebé es tan mono!
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darling
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el encanto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
darling!¡querido(a)!
be a darling and…sé bueno(a) y…
she's the darling of the presses la niña mimada de la prensa
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (general)
a. encantador(ora)
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darling [ˈdɑːlɪŋ]
noun
1 (gen) cariño (m); queridoaquerida (m) (f);a querida
yes, darling sí, cariño or querida; come here, darling (to child) ven aquí, cielo; be a darling and ... sé bueno y ...; she's a little darling (child) es un encanto
2 (favourite) preferidoapreferida (m) (f);a preferida
the darling of the muses el preferido de las musas
adjective
1 (beloved) querido
2 (lovely) [+house, dress] mono
what a darling dress/house! ¡qué vestido más mono/casa más mona!; ¡qué monada de vestido/casa!
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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