el pueblo roughly translates to the village. Showing results for pueblo.
pueblo
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pueblo(
pweh
-
bloh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (municipality)
a. town
Pasamos la Navidad en un pueblo encantador en los Alpes.We spent Christmas in a charming town in the Alps.
b. village
Antes un simple pueblo, San Miguel de Allende es ahora una ciudad en desarrollo.Once a simple village, San Miguel de Allende is now a developing city.
2. (nation or ethnic group)
a. people
El pueblo mexicano está en contra de las decisiones tomadas por el nuevo presidente.The Mexican people are against the decisions made by the new president.
3. (ordinary persons)
a. common people
"El pueblo trabaja para que los ricos descansen", dijo el revolucionario."The common people work so the rich can rest," said the revolutionary.
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pueblo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (población; pequeña)
a. village
2. (grande)
a. town
3. (pejorative)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
ser de puebloto be a country bumpkin o
pueblo nuevoshanty town
4. (nación, ciudadanos)
a. people
el pueblo españolthe Spanish people
5. (proletariado)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
el pueblothe (common) people
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pueblo
1 (Política) people; nation
el pueblo español the Spanish people; la voluntad del pueblo the people's will; hacer un llamamiento al pueblo to call on the people
pueblo elegido chosen people
2 (plebe) common people
plural
; (p)
lower orders
plural
; (p)
el pueblo llano the common people
el pueblo llano y la aristocracia, El pueblo llano se pregunta, como siempre, adónde vamos a llegar
3 (localidad pequeña) (gen) small town; (en el campo) country town; (de pocos habitantes) village
ser de pueblo (gen) to be a country person; be from the countryside; to be a country bumpkin (familiar); be a country hick (familiar); (EEUU)
Yo soy de pueblo Yo era un tío de pueblo que se había ido a la gran ciudad los que somos de pueblo sabemos que..
pueblo fantasma ghost town
pueblo joven (Perú) shanty town
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