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ninfa
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ninfa(
neem
-
fah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (mythology)
a. nymph
En el cuento, el dios griego se topó con varias ninfas descansando junto a un arroyo.In the story, the Greek god comes across several nymphs resting by a stream.
2. (biology)
a. nymph
El insecto tarda una semana en ir de larva a ser ninfa.The insect takes one week to go from being a larva to becoming a nymph.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(beautiful young girl)
a. chick
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Las ninfas suelen atraer a los hombres con más facilidad que las mujeres mayores.Chicks usually attract men more easily than older women.
b. bird (United Kingdom)
Menudas ninfas hay en esta película. Son guapísimas todas.There are such birds in this film! They are all gorgeous.
4. (animal)
a. cockatiel
En casa tengo una jaula con dos canarios y dos ninfas.I have a cage at home with two canaries and two cockatiels.
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ninfa
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. nymph
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ninfa
1 (Mitología) nymph
2 (España) (chica) bird (familiar); chick (muy_familiar); (EEUU)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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