left side

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left side(
lehft
 
sayd
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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. (left flank)
a. el lado izquierdo
(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).
I sleep on the left side of the bed.Duermo en el lado izquierdo de la cama.
b. el costado izquierdo
(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).
The left side of the TV screen malfunctioned.El costado izquierdo de la tele falló.
c. el margen izquierdo
(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).
(of a page)
The left side of the page is punched.El margen izquierdo de la página está perforado.
d. la orilla izquierda
(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).
(of a river)
We drove on the left side of the river until we reached the bridge.Manejamos en la orilla izquierda del río hasta llegar al puente.
e. la ladera izquierda
(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).
(of a mountain)
The lava ran down the left side of the volcano.La lava bajó por la ladera izquierda del volcán.
f. la falda izquierda
(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).
(of a mountain)
There are more trees on the left side of the mountain.Hay más árboles en la falda izquierda de la montaña.
2. (anatomy)
a. el costado izquierdo
(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).
(person)
I have a pain on my left side.Tengo un dolor en mi costado izquierdo.
b. la ijada izquierda
(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).
(animal)
There was too much weight in the pack on the left side of the donkey.Había demasiado peso en la alforja de la ijada izquierda del burro.
c. el ijar izquierdo
(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).
(animal)
The horse had a tumor on its left side.El caballo tenía un tumor en su ijar izquierdo.
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