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jarana

jarana(
hah
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rah
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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).
feminine noun
1. (binge)
a. partying
No dormí nada en toda noche con la jarana de los vecinos.The neighbors' partying kept me awake all night.
2. (hoax)
a. practical joke
Algunas veces, las jaranas de Mario son muy pesadas y nada chistosas.Sometimes, Mario's practical jokes are really annoying and not funny at all.
3. (chaos)
a. commotion
El dueño del bar llamó a la policía cuando unos clientes borrachos armaron una jarana.The bar manager called the police when a few drunken customers created a commotion.
4. (musical instrument)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. small guitar
Un trío de cuerdas amenizó la fiesta tocando guitarra, violín y jarana.A string trio provided entertainment at the party playing guitar, violin, and a small guitar.
5. (get-together)
Regionalism used in the Dominican Republic
(Dominican Republic)
Regionalism used in Peru
(Peru)
a. party (with music and dancing)
Los vecinos nos invitaron a una jarana en su casa para celebrar su aniversario.The neighbors invited us to a dance at their house to celebrate their anniversary.
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jarana
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (juerga)
a.
estar/irse de jaranato be/go out on the town
2. (alboroto)
a. rumpus, shindy
jarana
1 (juerga) binge (familiar)
andar/ir de jarana to be/go out on the town
2 (México) (Música) small guitar
3 (Perú) (baile) dance
4 (Caribe) (banda) dance band
5 (Centroamérica) (deuda) debt
6 (And) (embuste) fib
7 (Latinoamérica) (broma) practical joke; hoax
la jarana sale a la cara (Centroamérica) a joke can come back on you
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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