earring
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earring(
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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. (jewelry)
a. el arete
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Those pearl earrings look nice on you.Esos aretes de perla se te ven lindos.
b. el aro
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Are your earrings gold?¿Son de oro tus aros?
c. el pendiente
(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).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Her diamond earrings are beautiful.Sus pendientes de diamante son hermosos.
d. la pantalla
(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).
Regionalism used in Puerto Rico
(Puerto Rico)
She has three earrings in her ear.Tiene tres pantallas en su oreja.
e. el zarcillo
(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).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Regionalism used in Venezuela
(Venezuela)
I'm so sad because I lost an earring today.Estoy tan triste porque se me perdió un zarcillo hoy.
f. la caravana
(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).
Regionalism used in Bolivia
(Bolivia)
Regionalism used in Uruguay
(Uruguay)
My boyfriend bought me earrings for my birthday.Mi novio me compró caravanas para mi cumpleaños.
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earring
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el pendiente
(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).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
b. el arete
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
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earring [ˈɪərɪŋ]
noun
(long) pendiente (m); arete (m); (LAm) (round) arete (m); zarcillo (m); (stud) pendiente (m) (en forma de bolita);
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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hoop earring
el pendiente de aro
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