foal
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foal(
fol
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (animal)
a. el potro
(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).
, la potra
(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).
Our sheepdog is very protective of newborn foals.Nuestro perro pastor tiene una actitud protectora hacia los potros recién nacidos.
The farmer fed the foal with a feeding bottle while the vet took care of its mother.El granjero alimentó al potro con un biberón mientras el veterinario cuidaba a su madre.
b. el potrillo
(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).
(male)
We're only going to train one of the foals to be a racehorse.Solo vamos a entrenar a un potrillo para que sea caballo de carreras.
c. la potranca
(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).
(female)
The newly birthed foal walked shakily to her mother.La potranca recién nacida caminó temblorosamente hacia su madre.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to give birth to a foal)
a. parir
The old mare in our stables foaled and now we have three new ponies.La vieja yegua en nuestra cuadra parió y ahora tenemos tres nuevos ponis.
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foal
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (horse)
a. el potro m, potrillo
(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).
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (general)
a. parir
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foal [fəʊl]
noun
potro (m)
intransitive verb
[+mare] parir
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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