fur
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fur(
fuhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (animal hair)
a. el pelo
(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).
My dog has short fur.Mi perro tiene el pelo corto.
One trait that distinguishes mammals from birds and reptiles is that they can grow fur.Un rasgo que distingue a los mamíferos de las aves y los reptiles es que pueden crecer pelo.
b. el pelaje
(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).
The fox's fur is red.El pelaje del zorro es rojizo.
2. (animal pelt)
a. la piel
(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 trappers traded in furs.Los cazadores comerciaban con pieles.
3. (clothing)
a. el abrigo de piel
(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).
Put on your fur. It's really cold outside.Ponte el abrigo de piel. Afuera hace mucho frío.
4. (substance on tongue)
a. la saburra
(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).
I had fur on my tongue after the booze-up the night before.Tenía saburra en la lengua después de la juerga de la noche anterior.
5. (limescale)
a. el sarro
(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).
White vinegar is good for removing fur from water heaters.El vinagre blanco es eficaz para eliminar el sarro de los calentadores de agua.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
6. (to cover with fur)
a. cubrir de sarro
The filter is furred. It needs replacing.El filtro está cubierto de sarro. Hay que cambiarlo.
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fur
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (hair)
a. el pelo
(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).
2. (animal skin)
a. la piel
(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).
3. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
the fur was flyingse armó la marimorena
fur coatabrigo de piel
fur tradecomercio de pieles
4. (on tongue)
a. el sarro
(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).
5. (in kettle, boiler) (United Kingdom)
a. el sarro
(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).
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fur [fɜːʳ]
noun
1 [of animal] pelo (m); pelaje (m); (single skin) piel (f); (coat) abrigo (m) de pieles
2 (in kettle) sarro (m)
3 (on tongue) saburra (f)
intransitive verb
[+kettle etc] (also fur up) cubrirse de sarro; formar sarro
modifier
fur coat (n) abrigo (m) de pieles
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "fur"
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fur coat
el abrigo de piel
fur scum
escoria de la piel
fox fur
pelaje de zorro
black fur
pelo negro
brown fur
pelo marrón
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