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majo
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majo(
mah
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hoh
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(pleasant)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. nice
Paco es un tío muy majo y siempre está dispuesto a ayudar.Paco is a very nice guy and is always willing to help.
¿Qué te parece la profe nueva de mates? Es maja, ¿verdad?What do you think of the new math teacher? She's nice, isn't she?
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(handsome)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. good-looking
A mí los ojos de su novio me encantan. Es majísimo.I really like her boyfriend's eyes. He's so good-looking.
b. attractive
Entró una chica muy maja en el bar y todas las miradas se fueron hacia ella.A very attractive girl came into the bar, and all eyes turned to her.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(pretty)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. nice
Tienen una casa muy maja en la Costa Brava.They have a really nice house on the Costa Brava.
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).
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(person)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. guy
¡Hola, majos! ¿Qué os contáis?Hey, guys! How's things?
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(term of address)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. sweetheart
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(feminine)
Oye, maja, ¿con quién crees que estás hablando?Listen, sweetheart, who do you think you're talking to?
b. buddy
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(masculine)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Mira, majo, ya estoy harta de chorradas. Decídete de una vez.Look, buddy, I'm fed up with this crap. Make up your mind once and for all.
c. mate
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(masculine) (United Kingdom)
A ver, majo, no te pongas así.Come on, mate, don't be like that.
6.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(former archetype of working-class Madrid inhabitant)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. majo
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
Con su vestuario llamativo y su actitud alegre, era obvio que Julio era majo.With his flashy clothes and carefree attitude, it was obvious that Julio was a majo.
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majo
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (simpático)
a. nice
2. (bonito)
a. pretty
3. (como apelativo)
a.
¡oye, majo, déjame ya!look, leave me alone, will you?
bueno, majos,…right guys,…
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
4. (arte & hist)
a. lower-class native of 18th-19th century Madrid, characterized by colourful traditional dress and proud manner
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majoa maja
adjective
(España)
1 [+persona] (agradable) nice; (guapo) attractive; good-looking
2 [+cosa] nice
¡qué blusa tan maja! what a nice blouse!
3 (uso apelativo)
¡hola maja! ¿qué tal te va? hello, love! how's things?; oye, majo, haz el favor de callarte do me a favour, will you just shut up?
(Hist) inhabitant of the working-class neighbourhoods of Madrid in the 18th and 19th centuries
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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es muy maja
she's really nice
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