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mantilla

mantilla(
mahn
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tee
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yah
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (scarf worn over the head)
a. mantilla
La pintura era el retrato de una joven esbelta con una mantilla de encaje negro sobre la cabeza.The painting was a portrait of a slender young woman with a black lace mantilla over her head.
2. (baby clothes)
a. shawl
Mi abuela tejió una mantilla al crochet para el bebé recién nacido de mi prima.My granny crocheted a mantilla for my cousin's newborn baby.
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mantilla
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (de mujer)
a. mantilla
2. (de bebé)
a. shawl
estar en mantillasto be wet behind the ears
mantilla
1 [de mujer] mantilla
mantilla de blonda mantilla de encajes lace mantilla
2 [de bebé] mantillas baby clothes
estar en mantillas [+persona] to be very naive; [+proyecto, técnica] to be in its infancy
dejar a algn en mantillas to leave sb in the dark
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