knitting
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knitting(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (activity)
a. tejer
These days I enjoy walking in the park, reading the newspaper, and knitting.Estos días disfruto de caminar en el parque, leer el periódico y tejer.
b. hacer punto
Knitting is a very relaxing activity.Hacer punto es una actividad que ayuda a relajarse.
c. el punto
(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).
I spent all afternoon on my knitting, and now my hands are tired.Pasé toda la tarde con el punto, y ahora tengo las manos cansadas.
2. (product)
a. el tejido
(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).
I'm going to set aside my knitting until I get my puzzle done.Voy a arrinconar el tejido hasta que termine el rompecabezas.
b. la labor de punto
(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).
The woman laid down her knitting, and looked out the window.La mujer dejó su labor de punto y miró por la ventana.
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knitting
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (item produced)
a. el (labor de) punto
(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).
b. el tejido
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
have you finished your knitting?¿has terminado de hacer punto? ¿terminaste el tejido?
knitting needleaguja de punto or
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knitting [ˈnɪtɪŋ]
noun
(activity) labor (f) de punto; (product) prenda (f) de punto; (piece being worked on) labor (f)
I think I'll do some knitting creo que voy a ponerme a hacer punto or tejer; (LAm) she put her knitting down on the chair dejó la labor sobre la silla
modifier
knitting machine (n) tricotosa (f); (Esp) máquina (f) de tejer; (LAm)
knitting needle knitting pin (n) aguja (f) de hacer punto or de tejer; (LAm)
knitting pattern (n) patrón (m); instrucciones (f) para hacer punto; instrucciones (f) de tejido; (LAm)
knitting wool (n) lana (f) para labores or para tejer; (LAm)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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