gremlin
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gremlin(
grehm
-
lihn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (supernatural being)
a. el duende
(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 managed to stop the gremlin from taking the baby, but it escaped through that window.Logramos impedir que el duende se llevara al bebé, pero se coló por esa ventana.
b. el duendecillo
(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 plane was acting strangely, almost as if there were little gremlins down there tampering with the mechanics.El avión actuaba de una manera rara, casi como si hubiera unos duendecillos allá abajo manipulando la mecánica.
c. el diablillo
(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).
I promise there are no gremlins underneath your bed; now go to sleep.Te prometo que no hay ningún diablillo debajo de tu cama; anda, ¡a dormir!
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gremlin
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (colloquial)
a. el duende
(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).
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
gremlin [ˈɡremlɪn]
noun
duendecillo (m); diablillo (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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