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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (handcart)
a. wheelbarrow
El jardinero trae una carretilla con tierra fértil a mi jardín.The gardner is pushing a wheelbarrow full of garden soil for my yard.
2. (anatomy) (Southern Cone)
a. jaw
Se me desencajó la carretilla de tanto reírme.I dislocated my jaw from laughing so hard.
b. jawbone
En la excavación encontraron la carretilla y los dientes de un animal prehistórico.In the excavation they found the jawbone and teeth of a prehistoric animal.
3. (bobbin)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. spool
¿Tienes una carretilla de hilo blanco? Necesito coser mi camisa.Do you have a spool of white thread? I need to sew my shirt.
b. reel (United Kingdom)
Amanda tomó la carretilla y enhebró la aguja.Amanda took the reel and threaded the needle.
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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. (general)
a. wheelbarrow
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1 (also carretilla de mano) handcart; barrow
carretilla de horquilla carretilla elevadora fork-lift truck
2 (Hort) wheelbarrow
3 (en tienda) trolley; cart; (EEUU)
4 (buscapiés) squib; cracker
5 (S. Cone) (quijada) jaw; jawbone
6 (Col) (serie) lot; series
de carretilla
saber algo de carretilla to know sth by heart; aprender algo de carretilla to learn sth parrot fashion o by rote
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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