inquina
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inquina(
een
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kee
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nah
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (general)
a. aversion
Yo sé que tu ex te cae mal, pero trata de no demostrarle a los niños esa inquina que sientes por él.I know you can't stand your ex, but try not to show the children your aversion to him.
b. dislike
Pablo miró a Sara con tal expresión de inquina que la dejó fría.Pablo looked at Sara with such an expression of dislike that she was really taken aback.
c. ill will
La vecina nueva parece que me tiene inquina y no se por qué.My new neighbor seems to bear me ill will, and I don't know why.
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inquina
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. antipathy, aversion
tener inquina ato feel aversion toward
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inquina
(aversión) dislike; aversion; (rencor) ill will
tener inquina a algn to have a grudge against sb; have it in for sb (familiar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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