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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (a little bit)
a. pinch
A este guiso le falta una pizca de sal para estar bien sabroso.This stew just needs a pinch of salt before it will be very tasty.
b. tiny bit
Este chico no tiene ni pizca de modestia.This boy does not have not even have even a tiny bit of modesty.
2. (agriculture)
Regionalism used in Mexico
a. harvest
Los agricultores deben tener cuidado con los alacranes durante la pizca de maíz.Farmers must watch out for scorpions during the maize harvest.
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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. (colloquial)
a. tiny bit
2. (de sal)
a. pinch
ni pizcanot one bit
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1 (partícula) tiny bit; (migaja) crumb
una pizca de sal a pinch of salt
2 (rastro)
ni pizca not a bit; no tiene ni pizca de gracia it's not funny at all; no tiene ni pizca de verdad there's not a shred of truth in it
3 (México) (Agr) maize harvest
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