mesada

mesada(
meh
-
sah
-
dah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (money given to a child on a monthly basis)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. allowance
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Mi padre me aumentó la mesada a cien pesos por mes.My father increased my allowance to a hundred pesos per month.
b. pocket money (United Kingdom)
Con la mesada que me dieron mis abuelos me compré videojuegos.I spent the pocket money my grandparents gave me on video games.
2. (money paid on a monthly basis)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Panama
(Panama)
Regionalism used in Puerto Rico
(Puerto Rico)
a. monthly payment
Recibimos la mesada siempre el primer miércoles de cada mes.We receive the monthly payment the first Wednesday of the month.
3. (surface for working on in a kitchen)
Regionalism used in Paraguay
(Paraguay)
(River Plate)
a. countertop
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Diana extendió la masa de la pizza sobre la mesada de mármol.Diana rolled the pizza dough out over the marble countertop.
b. counter
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
La mesada está rayada porque tú nunca usas la tabla de cortar.The counter is scratched because you never use the cutting board.
c. worktop (United Kingdom)
El carpintero vino a tomar las medidas para la mesada de la cocina.The carpenter came to take the measurements for the worktop in the kitchen.
d. work surface (United Kingdom)
¿Dónde están la lechuga y los tomates? - Están en la mesada.Where are the lettuce and the tomatoes? - They're on the work surface.
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mesada
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (pago mensual)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. monthly payment, monthly installment
2. (para adolescentes) (River Plate)
a. pocket money
b. allowance
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
3. (encimera) (River Plate)
a. worktop
mesada
1 (dinero) monthly payment
2 (Arg) worktop
cerca del borde de la mesa o mesada
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