hormiga

hormiga(
ohr
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (insect)
a. ant
No me gustan los picnics porque las hormigas siempre encuentran la forma de llegar a mi comida.I don't like picnics because ants always find a way to get to my food.
2. (person)
a. hard worker
De pobre a rica en un año, ¡es una verdadera hormiga!From rags to riches in one year; she really is a hard worker!
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hormiga
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. ant
2. (fig)
a.
ser una hormigato be hard-working and thrifty
hormiga obrera/reinaworker/queen ant
hormiga
1 (Entomología) ant
ser una hormiga (trabajador) to be hard-working; (ahorrativo) to be thrifty
hormiga blanca white ant
hormiga león antlion; antlion fly
hormiga obrera worker ant
hormiga roja red ant
2 hormigas (Med) (picor) itch
singular
; (s)
(hormigueo) pins and needles;
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