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flama
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flama(
flah
-
mah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (blaze)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. flame
¡Ya baja la flama! Las tortillas se van a quemar.Turn down the flame! The tortillas will get burnt.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(stifling heat)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. muggy heat
No quiero ni salir a la esquina con esta flama.I don't even want to walk as far as the corner in this muggy heat.
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flama
1 (México) (llama) flame
2 (destello) glitter
3 (calor) stifling heat
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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