knave

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knave(
neyv
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1.
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
(immoral man)
a. el truhan
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
Unhand that woman, vile knave!¡Aparta tus manos de esa dama, vil truhan!
b. el bellaco
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Treacherous knave! May the gods strike you dead!¡Bellaco traicionero! ¡Que te parta un rayo!
c. el villano
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
That tavern is a den of knaves and harlots.Esa taberna es una guarida de villanos y rameras.
2.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(cards)
a. la jota
(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).
(F)
Rupert played the knave of diamonds.Rupert jugó la jota de diamantes.
b. la sota
(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).
(F)
(Spanish deck)
Sebastian knew there were two knaves left in the deck.Sebastián sabía que aún quedaban dos sotas en la baraja.
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knave
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (in cards; english pack)
a. la jota
(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).
(F)
2. (spanish pack)
a. la sota
(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).
(F)
3. (literary)
a. el villano
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(scoundrel)
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knave [neɪv]
noun
(Hist) bellaco (m); bribón (m); (Cards) valet (m); (in Spanish pack) sota (f);
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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