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el guagua, la guagua(
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
masculine or feminine noun
1. (infant) (Andes)
a. baby
El guagua no deja de llorar. - Debe de tener hambre.The baby won't stop crying. - He must be hungry.
¡Qué hermosa guagua! ¿Cómo se llama?What a beautiful baby! What's her name?
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
2. (triviality)
a. trinket
No tenemos mucho dinero. No lo gastes en guaguas.We don't have much money. Don't spend it on trinkets.
b. little something
Me regaló una guagua, pero lo que vale es la intención.He just got me a little something, but it's the thought that counts.
3. (vehicle) (Canary Islands)
Regionalism used in the Caribbean: Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico
a. bus
¿Vamos a ir en tren o en guagua?Are we taking the train or the bus?
4. (container)
Regionalism used in Chile
a. large jug
Puedes usar el agua en la guagua para lavarte las manos.You can wash your hands with the water in the large jug.
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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. (autobús)
a. bus
2. (niño) (Andes)
a. baby
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(Cuba) (Canarias) bus
(And) small; little
(And) (S. Cone)
1 (bebé) baby
2 (bagatela) trifle; small thing
de guagua (Cuba) (México) free; for nothing
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