el flato
-the stitch
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (medicine)
a. stitch
Al deportista le entró flato y tuvo que abandonar la carrera.The athlete had a stitch and he had to pull out of the race.
2. (melancholy)
Regionalism used in El Salvador
(El Salvador)
Regionalism used in Guatemala
Regionalism used in Nicaragua
a. gloom
En Navidad me invade un flato porque me acuerdo de cuando lo celebraba con mis abuelos.I get a feeling of gloom at Christmas because I remember when I used to celebrate it with my grandparents.
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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)
tener flatoto have a stitch
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1 (Med)
tener flato to have a stitch
2 (Latinoamérica) (depresión) gloom; depression; (Centroamérica) (temor) fear; apprehension
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