mai(
may
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(drug)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. joint
Joshua me preguntó si quería ir con él y sus colegas a fumar unos mais, pero le dije que no.Joshua asked me if I wanted to join him and his friends to smoke some joints, but I said no.
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(term of endearment)
Regionalism used in the Dominican Republic
(Dominican Republic)
Regionalism used in Puerto Rico
(Puerto Rico)
Regionalism used in Venezuela
(Venezuela)
a. mom
Mi mai me preparó un rico arroz con pollo para comer.My mom cooked for me a delicious rice with chicken for dinner.
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mai
joint (muy_familiar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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