guinea
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guinea(
gih
-
ni
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(currency) (United Kingdom)
a. la guinea
(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).
A guinea was equal to 20 shillings.Una guinea era equivalente a 20 chelines.
Guinea
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
2. (country)
a. Guinea
There are over 20 different ethnic groups in the nation of Guinea.Hay más de 20 grupos étnicos distintos en la nación de Guinea.
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guinea
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (coin) (United Kingdom)
a. la guinea
(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).
guinea fowlpintada f, gallina de Guinea
guinea pigcobaya or f, conejillo m de Indias
2. (fig)
a.
to be a guinea pighacer de conejillo de Indias
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guinea [ˈɡɪnɪ]
noun
(Britain) (formerly) guinea (f) = 21 chelines; (= 21 chelines)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
guinea
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Listen to an audio pronunciation
guinea(
gee
-
neh
-
ah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(currency)
a. guinea
Este pan te costará dos chelines y cinco guineas.This loaf of bread will costs you two shillings and five guineas.
Guinea
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
2. (country)
a. Guinea
Guinea y Sierra Leona fueron afectados por el virus del ébola.Guinea and Sierra Leone were affected by the Ebola virus.
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guinea
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. guinea
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guinea
(moneda) guinea
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "guinea"
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guinea pig
el conejillo de indias
guinea fowl
la gallina de Guinea
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