marimba
marimba
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (musical instrument)
a. la marimba
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We had a great time in Acapulco, lounging in the sun, drinking margaritas, and listening to the marimba.Nos la pasamos genial en Acapulco, holgazaneando en el sol, tomando margaritas y escuchando la marimba.
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marimba [məˈrɪmbə]
noun
marimba (f)
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marimba
marimba(
mah
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reem
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bah
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (musical instrument)
a. marimba
Mi hermano toca la marimba desde hace 15 años.My brother has been playing the marimba for 15 years.
2. (going-over) (River Plate)
a. beating
Los delincuentes les dieron una marimba a unos transeúntes sin razón aparente.The criminals gave a beating to some pedestrians without reason.
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marimba
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (xilofón)
a. marimba
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marimba
1 (Música) (xilófono) marimba; (tambor) kind of drum; (Caribe) (S. Cone) out-of-tune instrument;
2 (S. Cone) (paliza) beating
3 (And) (Med) large goitre
adjective
(Centroamérica) (Caribe) cowardly
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