female
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female(
fi
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meyl
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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. (human)
a. la mujer
(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).
Who was the first female to serve on the Supreme Court?¿Quién fue la primera mujer elegida para servir en la Corte Suprema?
2. (animals)
a. la hembra
(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).
The females of that species are much larger than the males.Las hembras de esa especie son mucho más grandes que los machos.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (relating to women)
a. femenino
There aren't enough action movies told from a female point of view.No hay suficientes películas de acción narradas desde un punto de vista femenino.
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female
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (person)
a. la mujer
(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. (animal, plant)
a. la hembra
(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).
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (person)
a. femenino(a)
4. (animal, plant)
a. hembra
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female [ˈfiːmeɪl]
adjective
1 [+animal, plant] hembra
the female hippopotamus el hipopótamo hembra
2 [+population] femenino; [+vote] de las mujeres; [+slave, subject] del sexo femenino
a female friend una amiga; female labour trabajo (m) femenino or de mujeres; the female sex el sexo femenino; a female student una estudiante; female suffrage derecho (m) de las mujeres a votar; a female voice una voz de mujer
noun
1 (animal) hembra (f)
2 (woman) chica (f)
modifier
female condom (n) condón (m) femenino
female impersonator (n) (Teat) actor que representa a una mujer
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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