ghetto
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ghetto(
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do
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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. (segregated or marginalized area)
a. el gueto
(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 residents of this neighborhood resent its characterization as a ghetto.A los residentes de este barrio les molesta su caracterización como gueto.
b. la judería
(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).
(Jewish)
In 1942, the Nazis began deporting Jews to exclusive areas called ghettos.En 1942, los nazis comenzaron a deportar a los judíos a zonas exclusivas llamadas juderías.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2.
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(of low quality)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. cafre
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
Regionalism used in Puerto Rico
(Puerto Rico)
I feel like that music glamorizes a ghetto lifestyle.Siento que esa música embellece un estilo de vida cafre.
b. naco
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Your car is so ghetto.Tu carro es tan naco.
c. flaite
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
Maca's boyfriend lives in a ghetto neighborhood.El novio de Maca vive en un barrio flaite.
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ghetto
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el gueto
(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).
ghetto blasterradiocasete m portátil
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ghetto [ˈɡetəʊ]
noun
ghettos ghettoes gueto (m); (Hist) judería (f);
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ghetto
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ghetto(
geh
-
toh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (general)
a. ghetto
Este barrio era un ghetto en el siglo XV.This neighborhood used to be a ghetto in the 15th century.
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ghetto
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. ghetto
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ghetto
ghetto
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