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This word may also be spelled "jemmy" in the senses shown in 1) and 2).
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (small crowbar)
a. la palanqueta
(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).
He used a jimmy to break into my car.Usó una palanqueta para forzar mi carro.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (to open with a crowbar)
a. abrir con palanqueta
The thief got into the house by jimmying the garage door.El ladrón entró en la casa abriendo la puerta del garaje con palanqueta.
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
3. (nickname for James)
a. Jaime
Are you going to Jimmy's party on Saturday?¿Vas a la fiesta de Jaime el sábado?
b. Jaimito
My brother Jimmy was born five years after me.Mi hermano Jaimito nació cinco años después que yo.
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