gnat
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gnat(
naht
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (animal)
a. el jején
(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).
There were a lot of gnats hovering above the rotting seaweed on the beach.Había muchos jejenes revoloteando sobre las algas en descomposición de la playa.
b. el mosquito
(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).
We were having a nice chat on the patio until the sunset, when the gnats came out.Estuvimos charlando a gusto en el patio hasta la puesta de sol, cuando salieron los mosquitos.
c. el maje
(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).
Regionalism used in Puerto Rico
(Puerto Rico)
There must be stagnant water nearby because there are lots of gnats.Debe de haber agua estancada cerca porque hay muchos majes.
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gnat
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el mosquito
(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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gnat [næt]
noun
mosquito (m); jején (m); (LAm)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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