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pana
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pana(
pah
-
nah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
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).
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)
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)
Ana no es mi novia; es mi pana.Ana's not my girlfriend; she's my buddy.
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)
Escucha, pana, no queremos ningún problema aquí.Listen, pal, we don't want any trouble here.
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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).
1. (general)
a. corduroy
pantalones/camisa de panacorduroy trousers/shirt
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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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