marmota(
mahr
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moh
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tah
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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. (animal)
a. marmot
Las marmotas hibernan en sus madrigueras por más de seis meses.Marmots hibernate in burrows for more than six months.
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).
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(sleeper)
a. sleepyhead
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Levántante, marmota, o llegarás tarde al trabajo.Get up, sleepyhead, or you'll be late for work.
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marmota
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. marmot
dormir como una marmotato sleep like a log
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marmota
1 (Zoología) marmot
dormir como una marmota to sleep like a log
marmota de Alemania hamster
marmota de América woodchuck; whistler; (EEUU)
2 (dormilón) sleepyhead (familiar)
3 (criada) maid; servant
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