farm
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farm(
farm
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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. (for raising animals)
a. la granja
(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).
(small)
He owned a small farm, with just a few pigs and cows.Tenía una granja pequeña, con tan solo unos cuantos cerdos y vacas.
b. la chacra
(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).
(small)
Regionalism used in Peru
(Peru)
(Southern Cone)
Anita raises six dog breeds on her farm.Anita cría seis razas de perros en su chacra.
c. el rancho
(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).
(for horses, cows)
Our farm has 5,000 head of cattle.Nuestro rancho cuenta con 5,000 cabezas de ganado.
2. (for crops)
a. la hacienda
(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).
We harvest tons of bananas from our farm in Puerto Rico.En nuestra hacienda de Puerto Rico recogemos toneladas de plátanos.
3. (for animals and crops)
a. la finca
(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).
Two thirds of their farm are used for crops and the rest is pastureland.Dos terceras partes de su finca están destinadas al cultivo y el resto son pastos.
b. la estancia
(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 Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
The farms in the area raise wheat and cattle.En las estancias de la región se cultiva trigo y se cría ganado.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to cultivate)
a. cultivar
We farm mainly squash.Cultivamos principalmente calabaza.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (to have a farm)
a. tener una granja
He farms in Canada.Tiene una granja en Canadá.
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farm
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (small)
a. la granja
(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).
2. (large)
a. la hacienda f, explotación agrícola
(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).
b. la estancia
(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).
(Southern Cone)
dairy farmvaquería f
farm animalsanimales de granja
farm laborertrabajador del campo
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (land)
a. cultivar
4. (livestock)
a. criar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (grow crops)
a. cultivar la tierra
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farm [fɑːm]
noun
granja (f); chacra (f); (LAm) (large) hacienda (f); finca (f); estancia (f); (LAm) rancho (m); (Méx) [of mink, oysters etc] criadero (m); (buildings) alquería (f); casa (f) de labranza; quinta (f); ranchería (f); (Méx)
transitive verb
cultivar; labrar
he farms 300 acres cultiva 300 acres
intransitive verb
(as profession) ser granjero
he farms in Devon tiene una granja en Devon
modifier
agrícola
farm labourer farm laborer (US) (n) jornaleroajornalera (m) (f) (del campo);a jornalera obreroaobrera (m) (f) agrícola;a obrera
farm produce (n) productos (m) agrícolas
farm tractor (n) tractor (m)
farm worker (n)
farm labourer See culture box in entry farm.
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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