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tinta
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tinta(
teen
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tah
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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. (writing and typography)
a. ink
Se me acabaron las tintas de colores, así voy a imprimir el documento en blanco y negro.I ran out of colored ink, so I'm going to print the document in black and white.
2. (anatomy)
a. ink
El pulpo desapareció en una nube de su propia tinta.The octopus disappeared in a cloud of its own ink.
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tinta
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. ink
andarse con medias tintasto be wishy-washy
cargar o recargar las tintasto exaggerate
se han escrito ríos de tinta sobre el temapeople have written reams on the subject
saberlo de buena tintato have it on good authority
sudar tintato sweat blood
tinta chinaIndian ink
tinta indeleblemarking ink
tinta invisible o simpáticainvisible ink
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tinta
1 (para escribir) ink
con tinta in ink
saber algo de buena tinta to know sth on good authority
sudar tinta to slog; slave one's guts out (familiar)
tinta china Indian ink; India ink; (EEUU)
tinta de imprenta printing ink; printer's ink
tinta de marcar marking ink
tinta indeleble indelible ink
tinta invisible tinta simpática invisible ink
2 [de pulpo, calamar] ink
calamares en su tinta squid in their own ink
3 (Arte) (color) colour; color; (EEUU)tintas shades; hues
media tinta half-tone; tint
cargar las tintas to exaggerate
medias tintas (medidas) half measures; (ideas) half-baked ideas; (respuestas) inadequate answers
no me vengas con medias tintas y dime toda la verdad sé claro y no me vengas con medias tintas presentar una situación bajo tintas muy negras
4 (tinte) dye
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