herd

herd(
huhrd
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (group of animals)
a. la manada
(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).
(F)
A herd of elephants is crossing the river.Una manada de elefantes está cruzando el río.
b. el rebaño
(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).
(M)
The herd of goats ran for the hills when they saw the wolf.El rebaño de cabras corrió al monte al ver el lobo.
c. la piara
(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).
(F)
A herd of pigs escaped the pen.Una piara de cerdos se escapó del corral.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(group of people)
a. la multitud
(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).
(F)
I almost got run over by a herd of people at the mall.Casi me aplastó una multitud en el centro comercial.
b. el tropel
(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).
(M)
I escorted a herd of children around the neighborhood for Halloween.Acompañé a un tropel de niños por el barrio en Halloween.
c. el rebaño
(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).
(M)
How was the meeting? - It was dreadfully bad with that herd of hypocrites.¿Cómo te fue en la junta? - Estuvo pésimamente mal con ese rebaño de hipócritas.
d. la masa
(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).
(F)
She has no originality. She's always following the herd.No tiene nada de originalidad. Siempre sigue a la masa.
e. la manada
(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).
(F)
I tried to take a picture of Saint Peter's Basilica, but what I got instead was a herd of nuns.Intenté tomar una foto de la Basílica de San Pedro, pero lo que salió fue una manada de monjas.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (to group)
a. arrear
The tour guide herded us through Venice like we were cattle.El guía turístico nos arreó por Venecia como si fuéramos ganado.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
4. (to move as a group)
a. ir en manada
The boys herded together as they walked down the street, blocking off the road as they went.Los chicos iban en manada por la calle, bloqueando la vía a su paso.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
5. (of the crowd)
a. gregario
Herd behavior in the markets creates opportunities for savvy investors.El comportamiento gregario en los mercados crea oportunidades para los inversionistas sagaces.
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herd
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (of cattle, sheep)
a. el rebaño
(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).
(M)
2. (of horses, elephants)
a. la manada
(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).
(F)
3. (of people)
a. la rebaño m, manada
(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).
(F)
the herd instinctel instinto gregario
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4. (cattle, people)
a. conducir
herd [hɜːd]
noun
[of cattle] rebaño (m); manada (f); [of goats] rebaño (m); [of elephants] manada (f); [of pigs] piara (f); [of people] multitud (f); tropel (m)
the common herd el vulgo; las masas
transitive verb
(drive, gather) [+animals] llevar en manada; [+people] reunir;
modifier
herd instinct (n) instinto (m) gregario
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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