Usage note
This word may be capitalized in senses 1) and 2).
m(
ehm
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (letter)
a. la m
(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).
How do you spell your name? - M as in "Mike," I as in "India."¿Cómo se escribe tu nombre? - M de "Mike", I de "India".
b. la eme
(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).
The last name "McDonald" has two capital letters: m and d.El apellido "McDonald" lleva dos letras mayúsculas: la eme y la de.
An abbreviation is the shortened form of a word or group of words (e.g. "UFO" = "unidentified flying object"; "p." = "page").
abbreviation
2. (masculine or male)
a. m
The "m" means that word is masculine.La "m" significa que esa palabra es masculina.
3. (meter)
a. m
The pool is 5 m wide.La piscina tiene 5 m de ancho.
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M
m
[em]
noun
(letter) M; m (f)
M for Mary M de Madrid
M
m
abreviación
1 million(s)
2 medium (garment size) M
3 married se casó con
4 metre(s) m
5 mile(s)
6 male m
7 minute(s) m
8 (Britain)motorway
the M8 la A8
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mes(
mehs
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (period of time)
a. month
Octubre es mi mes favorito porque los árboles cambian de color.October is my favorite month because the trees change color.
2. (month's pay)
a. monthly salary (income)
Recibo mi mes el 30 de cada mes.I get my monthly salary on the 30th of the month.
3. (menstruation)
a. period
No quiere ir a nadar porque está con el mes.She doesn't want to go swimming because she has her period.
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mes
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (del año)
a. month
al o por mesa month
viajo a Lima tres veces al o por mesI go to Lima three times a month
2. (salario)
a. monthly salary
3. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
está con el mesit's her time of the month
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mes
1 month
al mes llegó él he came a month later; 50 dólares al mes 50 dollars a month; el mes corriente this month
el mes que viene el mes próximo next month
dentro de un mes
mes lunar lunar month
2 (sueldo) month's pay; (renta) month's rent
pagué un mes por adelantado
(pago) monthly payment
facilidades de pago 36 meses 36 months credit available
el treceavo mes
3 (Med)
estar con o tener el mes to have one's period
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