leather
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leather(
leh
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thuhr
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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. (material)
a. el cuero
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Leather is more resistant than other clothing materials.El cuero es más resistente que otros materiales utilizados para la ropa.
b. la piel
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Are these boots made of leather?¿Estas botas son de piel?
2. (chamois)
a. la gamuza
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Use the leather to clean the table.Usa la gamuza para limpiar la mesa.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (sports)
a. pegar
It was a boring first half where the players just clumsily leathered the ball from one end to the other.El primer tiempo fue aburrido con los jugadores solo pegándo la pelota de una punta a otra.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to beat) (United Kingdom)
a. dar una paliza a
The vivid description of the man leathering the young lad made Sonia shudder.Sonia se estremeció al leer la descripción vívida del hombre dándole una paliza al joven.
leathers
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
5. (clothing)
a. la ropa de cuero
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There were a lot of people in leathers riding Harleys.Había mucha gente con ropa de cuero, montada en Harleys.
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leather
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el cuero
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
b. la piel
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (colloquial)
a. cascar, zurrar (beat)
b. madrear
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
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leather [ˈleðəʳ]
noun
1 (hide) cuero (m); piel (f)
2 (washleather) gamuza (f)
3 leathers (for motorcyclist) ropa (f) de cuero
transitive verb
(thrash) zurrar (informal)
modifier
de cuero; de piel
leather goods (n) artículos (m) de cuero
leather jacket (n) cazadora (f) de cuero or de piel
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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