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hornilla
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hornilla(
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nee
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yah
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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. (hotplate)
Regionalism used in the Caribbean: Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico
(Caribbean)
Regionalism used in Ecuador
(Ecuador)
a. burner
Coloqué el hervidor en la hornilla para calentar el agua.I put the kettle on the burner to boil some water.
b. ring
Esta hornilla se calienta en un instante.This ring heats up in no time.
c. hotplate
Me quemé la mano al acercarla a la hornilla.I burned my hand when I touched the hotplate.
2. (hole)
a. pigeonhole
Las palomas se refugiaron de la tormenta en las hornillas.The pigeons sheltered from the storm in the pigeonholes.
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