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raja

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raja(
rrah
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hah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (opening)
a. crack (in hard material)
Hay una raja en la pared que hay que reparar.There's a crack in the wall that needs repairing.
b. gash (in skin)
Tengo una raja en el dedo que me escuece.I have a gash on my finger that's stinging.
c. cut (in skin)
La enfermera me cosió la raja que me hice en la rodilla.The nurse stitched up the cut that I had on my knee.
d. tear (in fabric)
Hay una raja en las cortinas.There's a tear in the curtains.
e. rip (in fabric)
No había visto la raja en mis pantalones.I hadn't noticed the rip in my pants.
f. slit (in a skirt)
Compré una falda larga con una raja de lado.I bought a long skirt with a side slit.
g. vent (in a jacket)
El saco negro tiene dos rajas en la espalda.The black jacket has two vents in the back.
2. (piece of food)
a. slice
¿Me sirves otra raja de melón?Could you give me another slice of melon?
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(part of buttocks)
a. crack
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Cuando se agachó se le vio la raja.When he bent down we could see his crack.
b. butt crack
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
¿Por qué usa los pantalones abajo de la raja?Why does he wear pants that show her butt crack?
c. bum crack
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
¡Te veo la raja!I can see your bum crack!
4.
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(female genitalia)
a. pussy
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Se tapó la raja con las manos.She covered her pussy with her hands.
b. cunt
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Se le ve la raja cuando cruza las piernas.You can see her cunt when she crosses her legs.
rajas
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
5. (culinary)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. chili strips
Me encantan las tortillas rellenas de rajas con queso.I love tortillas filled with chili strips and cheese.
b. pickled jalapeños
Mi abuela prepara unas rajas muy ricas.My grandma makes some really tasty pickled jalapeños.
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raja
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (porción)
a. slice
2. (grieta)
a. crack
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raja
1 (hendidura) (en la piel) gash; (en muro) chink; (en porcelana, cristal, madera) crack
2 [de melón, sandía] slice
3 (vagina) cunt (vulgar)
4
sacar raja (sacar tajada) to get a rake-off (familiar); get one's cut (familiar)
5 (Caribe) (sangre negra)
tener raja to have some black blood; be of African descent
6 (And)
estar en la raja (sin dinero) to be broke (familiar)
7 rajas (México) (Culin) pickled green pepper
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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