falda
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falda(
fahl
-
dah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (clothing)
a. skirt
Ella decidió llevar una falda azul con lunares blancos a la fiesta.She decided to wear a blue skirt with white polka dots to the party.
2. (slope)
a. hillside
Los niños anduvieron en trineo en la falda de la gran montaña.The children went sledding on the hillside of the big mountain.
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falda
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (prenda)
a. skirt
2. (fam fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
estar pegado a las faldas de su madreto be tied to his/her mother's apron strings
falda escocesakilt
falda pantalónculottes
3. (de montaña)
a. lower slope
4. (regazo)
a. lap
faldastablecloth
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falda
1 (ropa) skirt
está cosido o pegado a las faldas de su madre he's tied to his mother's apron strings
estar cosido a las faldas de su mujer to be dominated by one's wife
haberse criado bajo las faldas de mamá to have led a very sheltered life
falda de tablas pleated skirt
falda de tubo straight skirt; pencil skirt
falda escocesa (gen) tartan skirt; (traje típico escocés) kilt
falda pantalón culottes
plural
; (p)
split skirt
falda tableada pleated skirt
2 (regazo) lap
sentarse en la falda de algn to sit on sb's lap
3 faldas (mujeres) women; ladies
es muy aficionado a las faldas he's a great one for the ladies; he's fond of the ladies; es asunto de faldas there's a woman behind it somewhere
4 [de montaña] (ladera) side; (pie) foot
en la falda de la montaña
5 [de res] brisket; skirt
6 [de mesa camilla] table cover
7 [de sombrero] brim
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