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pana

pana(
pah
-
nah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (material)
a. corduroy
No me pongo pantalones de pana cuando hace demasiado calor afuera.I don't wear corduroy pants when it's really hot outside.
b. velveteen (smooth)
El libro favorito de mi sobrina es "El conejo de pana".My niece's favorite book is "The Velveteen Rabbit."
2. (anatomy)
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
a. liver
Beber demasiado puede tener efectos adversos en la pana.Drinking too much can have adverse effects on the liver.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
masculine or feminine noun
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(friend) (Andes)
Regionalism used in the Caribbean: Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico
(Caribbean)
Regionalism used in Panama
(Panama)
a. buddy
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Conozco a mi pana Marcos desde el kínder.I've known my buddy Marcos since kindergarten.
b. pal
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Ana no es mi novia; solo somos panas.Ana's not my girlfriend; we're just pals.
c. mate
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
Uno de mis panas trabaja en ese pub.One of my mates works in that pub.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(form of address) (Andes)
Regionalism used in the Caribbean: Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico
(Caribbean)
Regionalism used in Panama
(Panama)
a. buddy
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
¡Hola, pana! ¿Qué onda?Hey, buddy! How's it going?
b. pal
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Escucha, pana, no queremos ningún problema aquí.Listen, pal, we don't want any trouble here.
c. mate
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
¿Quihubo, pana?All right, mate?
d. dude
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(masculine)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
¿Qué te pasa, pana? ¿Estás enojado conmigo?What's the matter, dude? Are you mad at me?
e. bro (masculine)
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
¿Vienes al concierto, pana?Are you coming to the concert, bro?
f. man
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(masculine)
¡Déjame en paz, pana! ¡Eres un pesado!Leave me alone, man! You're a bore!
g. honey
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(feminine)
¡Venga, pana! No seas así.Come on, honey! Don't be like that.
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pana
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. corduroy
pantalones/camisa de panacorduroy trousers/shirt
pana
(paño) corduroy
pana
(Chile) (Automóviles) breakdown
quedar en pana to break down
tener una pana
pana
(Chile)
1 (hígado) liver
2 (valor) guts (familiar)
plural
; (p)
courage
se le heló la pana (S. Cone) he lost his nerve
3
tirar panas (And) to put on airs
pana
(Caribe) (compañero) pal (familiar); buddy; (EEUU)
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