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Presentél/ella/ustedconjugation ofdonar.


In Spanish-speaking countries, "doña" is often used as a title of respect with a woman's name. When it is used with a first name only, it is not translated directly as shown in sense 1d).
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (form of address; used with first or full names)
a. Mrs.
Tengo una cita con doña Alicia Lago.I have an appointment with Mrs. Alicia Lago.
b. Miss
Ya llegó doña Carolina Santos.Miss Carolina Santos has arrived.
c. Ms.
Doña Viviana Aguirre será una de las conferenciantes esta tarde.Ms. Viviana Aguirre will be one of the speakers this afternoon.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Buenos días, doña Carmen. ¿Cómo está usted hoy?Good morning, Carmen. How are you today, madam?
Ahora la atiendo, doña Gloria.I'll be with you in a moment, Gloria.
2. (adult female)
a. lady
La doña que vende fruta en la esquina tiene sandía riquísima hoy.The lady who sells fruit on the corner has some delicious watermelon today.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(before common noun)
a. Mrs.
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
¿Te crees que eres doña Perfecta?Do you think you're Mrs. Perfect?
b. Mrs (United Kingdom)
Doña Calamidad ya está preocupada por una tontería.Mrs Calamity is already worried about nothing.
4. (used to address a woman whose name is not known)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. madam
Doña, ¿no tiene una monedita que le sobre?Can you spare some change, madam?
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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. (general)
doña María ReyMrs María Rey
doña MaríaMrs Rey
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Doña Alicia Pérez Mrs Alicia Pérez; ¿está doña Alicia? is Mrs Pérez in?
note See culture box in entry don.
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