mancebo
mancebo(
mahn
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seh
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boh
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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 seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(youngster)
a. youth
El mancebo todavía es un estudiante universitario.The youth is still a university student.
b. young man
El mancebo me pidió la mano de mi hija.The young man asked me for my daughter's hand.
2.
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)
(unmarried man)
a. bachelor
Esa mujer está tras ese mancebo.That woman is after that bachelor.
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).
3. (occupation)
a. apprentice
El carpintero tiene un mancebo que lo ayuda.The carpenter has an apprentice to help him.
b. assistant (in a farmacy)
La manceba me dijo que el medicamento no está disponible.The assistant told me that the medicine is not available.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (youthful)
a. young
Se casó cuando aún era un hombre mancebo.He got married when he was still a young man.
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mancebo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (mozo)
a. young man, girl
2. (en farmacia)
a. assistant
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mancebo
1 (joven) youth; young man
2 (soltero) bachelor
3 (Com) clerk
4 (Farm) assistant; dispenser
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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