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canalla

el canalla, la canalla(
kah
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nah
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yah
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This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
masculine or feminine noun
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(rascal)
a. swine
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¡Regresa con mi dinero, canalla!Come back with my money, swine!
b. bastard
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
El muy canalla se coló en la fila desvergonzadamente.That bastard cut in line shamelessly.
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
2. (lowlife)
a. rabble
El joven artista es popular entre la clases altas y la canalla.The young artist is popular among the high classes and the rabble alike.
b. riffraff
"Parece que tendré que viajar en clase turista con la canalla", dijo la duquesa."I guess I will have to fly economic class with the riffraff," said the duchess.
c. mob
A la canalla parece gustarle este estilo nuevo de música, erótico y escandaloso, llamado tango.The mob seems to enjoy this new, erotic, and scandalous music called tango.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(despicable)
a. rotten
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¿Qué otras mentiras sobre mí te contó ese anciano canalla?What other lies did that rotten old man told you about me?
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canalla
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. swine, dog
canalla
swine (familiar)
¡canalla! you swine!
rabble; riffraff
la canalla periodística o de la prensa the press mob (familiar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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