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feminine noun
1. (music) 
a. quarter note (United States) 
La corchea dura la mitad de la negra.An eighth note lasts half as long as a quarter note.
b. crotchet (United Kingdom) 
Las negras duran un tiempo mientras que las blancas duran dos.Crotchets last for one beat while minims last for two.
2. (destiny) 
a. bad luck 
Me persigue la negra; todo lo hago mal últimamente.I'm dogged by bad luck; I've been doing everything wrong lately.
3. (games) 
Faltan dos negras y tres blancas.There are two black pieces missing and three white ones.
b. black 
¿Quieres jugar con blancas o negras?Do you want to be black or white?
1. (music) 
a. crotchet (United Kingdom) 
b. quarter note (United States) 
tener la negrato have bad luck
se las va a ver negras para llegar a fin de meshe'll have a hard job to get to the end of the month
1 (Música) crotchet; quarter note; (EEUU)
2 (mala suerte) bad luck
ese me trae la negra he brings me bad luck; le tocó la negra he had bad luck; tener la negra to be out of luck; be having a run of bad luck
3 (Ajedrez) black piece
4 (Centroamérica) black mark
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