hen

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hen(
hehn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (animal)
a. la gallina
(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).
(chicken)
Our hen laid the eggs we're enjoying for breakfast.Nuestra gallina puso los huevos que estamos disfrutando de desayuno.
b. la hembra
(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).
(female fowl)
There's a hen on the lake with her goslings.Hay una hembra en el lago con sus ansarinos.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(gossip)
a. la chismosa
(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).
Don't listen to that hen; you're not fat at all.No le hagas caso a esa chismosa; para nada estás gordo.
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hen
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la gallina
(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).
2. (colloquial)
a.
nightdespedida f de soltera
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hen [hen]
noun
(fowl) gallina (f); (female bird) hembra (f);
adjective
the hen bird el pájaro hembra
modifier
hen coop (n) gallinero (m)
hen night (n) especially (Britain) (girls' night) reunión (f) de mujeres; (before marriage) despedida (f) de soltera
hen party (n)
hen night See culture box in entry hen.
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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