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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. (tap with the hand)
a. little pat
Mi padre me dio una palmadita en el hombro y dijo: "Hijo, estoy orgulloso de ti".My father gave me a little pat on the shoulder and said, "Son, I'm proud of you."
b. little slap
El profesor le da una palmadita a uno de los niños, que tiene que imitar a un animal para que los demás adivinen cuál es.The teacher gives a little slap to one of the children, who then has to mimic an animal for the others to guess.
2. (act of striking both hands together)
a. little clap
Nuestra anfitriona dio una palmadita y, acto seguido, entró una sirvienta con una enorme fuente de fruta.Our host gave a little clap, and, immediately afterwards, a servant came in with an enormous fruit dish.
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