ijar
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ijar(
ee
-
hahr
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (animal anatomy)
a. flank
Alejandro dio unos golpitos en el ijar del caballo con la fusta y se alejó cabalgando.Alejandro tapped the horse's flank with his riding crop and rode away.
b. side
Para esquilar las ovejas, mi abuelo empezaba con la lana de la barriga y seguía hacia los ijares.When he sheared sheep, my grandfather started with the belly wool following through to the sides.
2. (anatomy)
a. side
Me duelen los ijares cuando toso.My sides hurt when I cough.
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