grasshopper
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grasshopper(
grahs
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ha
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puhr
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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. (animal)
a. el saltamontes
(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).
Grasshoppers eat plants and can jump very high.Los saltamontes comen plantas y pueden saltar muy alto.
I saw a grasshopper eating a dandelion in the yard.Vi un saltamontes en el jardín comiendo un diente de león.
b. el chapulín
(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 Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Venezuela
(Venezuela)
I tried quesadillas with grasshoppers when I visited Oaxaca.Probé las quesadillas con chapulines cuando visité Oaxaca.
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grasshopper
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el saltamontes
(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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grasshopper [ˈɡrɑːsˌhɒpəʳ]
noun
saltamontes (m); chapulín (m); (Méx) (CAm)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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