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tlacuache
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tlacuache(
tlah
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kwah
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cheh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (animal)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. opossum
En esta región, los tlacuaches y los mapaches son considerados una peste.Opossums and raccoons are considered pests in this region.
El tlacuache se hizo el muerto cuando me le acerqué.The opossum played dead when I got near it.
b. possum
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Mi perro vio un tlacuache en el jardín y comenzó a ladrar.My dog saw a possum in the garden and began barking.
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