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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. (general)
a. wall
Para entrar en la casa abandonada tuvimos que saltar la tapia.To get inside the abandoned house we had to jump the wall.
b. garden wall
La tapia evita que el perro salga a la calle.The garden wall prevents the dog from escaping.
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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. (general)
a. (stone) wall
2. (colloquial)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
estar sordo como una tapiato be (as) deaf as a post
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1 (muro) (gen) wall; [de jardín] garden wall; [de adobe] mud wall; adobe wall
saltar la tapia to climb over the wall
Algunos incluso saltaron la tapia y entraron en el huerto
2 (compañero) partner
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