maternity
maternity
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (motherhood)
a. la maternidad
(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).
Maternity really has taught me how to be more patient.La maternidad me ha enseñado a ser más paciente.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (related to pregnancy)
a. por maternidad
My mother took 12 weeks off work for maternity leave.Mi madre tomó 12 semanas de licencia por maternidad en el trabajo.
b. premamá
All of Maria's friends bought her maternity clothes when they found out she was pregnant.Todas las amigas de María le compraron ropa premamá cuando se enteraron de que estaba embarazada.
c. de maternidad
The mother and the newly birthed baby are resting in the maternity ward.La madre y el bebé recién nacido están descansando en la sala de maternidad.
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maternity
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la maternidad
(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).
maternity dressvestido premamá
maternity hospital(hospital de) maternidad f
maternity leavebaja por maternidad
maternity wardpabellón de maternidad
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maternity [məˈtɜːnɪtɪ]
noun
maternidad (f)
modifier
maternity allowance (n) subsidio (m) de maternidad
maternity dress (n) vestido (m) premamá
maternity home maternity hospital (n) maternidad (f)
maternity leave (n) baja (f) por maternidad
maternity ward (n) sala (f) de maternidad
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
Phrases with "maternity"
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maternity leave
la licencia por maternidad
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