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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
Los alumnos de la Facultad de Medicina usan mucha jerga médica.The students from the Medical School use a lot of medical jargon.
El documento es difícil de comprender por la jerga jurídica.This document is difficult to understand because of the legal jargon.
En la jerga de Argentina, "guita" significa "dinero".In Argentina, "guita" is slang for "money."
2. (nonsense talk)
¡El bebé dijo "papá!" - No, estoy seguro de que era solo jerga.The baby just said "dad"! - No, I'm sure it just was gobbledygook.
Hablaban en jerga para que nosotros no entendiéramos lo que decían.They were speaking gibberish so we wouldn't understand what they were saying.
c. mumbo jumbo
¿Están hablando un dialecto regional o es solo jerga? No entiendo nada.Are they speaking a regional dialect or is it just mumbo jumbo? I can't understand anything.
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
4. (cleaning supply)
Regionalism used in Mexico
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
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