manita
manita(
mah
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nee
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tah
)
feminine noun
1. (culinary) 
a. trotter (of pig) 
Compré unas manitas de cerdo en la carnicería porque sé que a Ricardo le encantan.I bought some pig's trotters at the butcher shop because I know Ricardo loves them.
2. (substance) 
Dicen que la manita es mejor para los diabéticos porque no eleva el nivel de glucosa en la sangre tanto como la sacarosa.They say that manna sugar is better for diabetics because it doesn't raise blood sugar levels as much as sucrose.
3. (colloquial) (anatomy) (Caribbean) (Central America) (Mexico) (Spain) (Venezuela) 
a. hand 
¿Por qué tienes las manitas tan sucias?Why are your hands so dirty?
manita
little hand
echar una manita a algn to lend sb a hand
hacer manitas to canoodle; make out (familiar); (EEUU)con with
tener manitas de plata o de oro to be very skilful
manitas de cerdo pig's trotters
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