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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. (for hanging clothes)
a. hanger
Pon tu falda en una percha y cuélgala en el armario.Put your skirt on a hanger and hang it up in the closet.
b. coat hanger
Esta percha no es lo suficientemente robusta para colgar un abrigo.This coat hanger isn't strong enough to hang a coat on.
c. clothes hanger
No hay suficientes perchas en el armario de mi habitación.There aren't enough clothes hangers in the closet in my room.
d. coat hook
Puedes dejar el bolso en la percha de la entrada.You can leave your bag on the coat hook in the hall.
2. (furniture)
a. coat stand
Esta percha está coja; ponle un cartón debajo de la pata.This coat stand is wobbly; put a piece of cardboard under the leg.
3. (for birds)
a. perch
El periquito está encantado con su percha nueva.The parakeet loves its new perch.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (de armario)
a. (clothes) hanger, (coat-)hanger
2. (de pared)
a. coat hook
3. (de pie)
a. coat stand, hat stand
4. (para pájaros)
a. perch
5. (colloquial)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
ser una buena perchato have a good figure
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1 (para ropa) (clothes) hanger; (colgador) clothes rack; (para sombreros) hat stand
vestido de percha ready-made dress; off-the-peg dress
2 (Técnica) rack
percha de herramientas toolrack
3 (para pájaros) perch
4 (tronco) pole
5 (tipo) build; physique; [de mujer] figure
6 (And) (ostentación) showiness
tener percha (S. Cone) to be smart
7 (And) (ropa) new clothes
; (p)
smart clothing;
(Caribe) (chaqueta) jacket; (traje) suit;
8 (S. Cone) (montón) pile
9 (México) (grupo) gang
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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