lindo
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lindo(
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doh
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (beautiful)
a. pretty
¡Qué vestido más lindo!What a pretty dress!
b. cute
Tienes un perro lindo.You have a cute dog.
c. lovely
Me compró unas flores lindas.He bought me some lovely flowers.
2. (attractive)
a. handsome
Rosa tiene un marido muy lindo.Rosa has a very handsome husband.
b. beautiful
¿Viste la nueva chica de Jorge? Es muy linda.Have you seen Jorge's new girlfriend? She's very beautiful.
c. good-looking
Los hijos de Maite son los dos muy lindos.Maite's children are both very good-looking.
3. (pleasant)
a. lovely
Pasamos un lindo día en el parque.We spent a lovely day in the park.
b. nice
¿Pasaron un lindo día con sus amigos?Did you have a nice day with your friends?
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
4. (in a pleasing way)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. well
Nuestro equipo de jazz baila lindo.Our jazz team dances well.
b. nicely
Tu hermana canta muy lindo.Your sister sings very nicely.
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).
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(term of endearment)
a. sweetie
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
No te preocupes, linda. Todo se solucionará.Don't worry, sweetie. Everything will be alright.
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lindo
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. pretty, lovely
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
2. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
de lo lindoa great deal
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
3. (general)
a. very well, beautifully
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
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lindo
adjective
especialmente (Latinoamérica)
1 (bonito) nice; lovely; pretty
un lindo coche a nice car; a fine car
2 fine; pretty
3 (excelente) fine; excellent; first-rate
un lindo partido a first-rate game; un lindo concierto a good concert
de lo lindo a lot; a great deal
jugaron de lo lindo they played fantastically; they played a first-rate game
adverb
(Latinoamérica) nicely; well
baila lindo she dances beautifully
(Hist) fop
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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