mono-
mono-
A prefix is an affix that is added to the beginning of a word to create a new word with a different meaning (e.g. auto, pre).
prefix
1. (general)
a. mono-
In the early days of recording, everything was done in monophonic sound.En los primeros días de las grabaciones, todo se hacía en sonido monoaural.
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moño
moño(
moh
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nyoh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (hairstyle)
a. bun
La chef puso su cabello en un moño antes de cocinar.The chef put her hair up into a bun before cooking.
b. chignon
Vas a flipar cuando te enseñe el moño que me hizo la peluquera.You're going to freak out when I show you the chignon my hairdresser did for me.
2. (ribbon)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. bow
El regalo estaba envuelto con papel verde y un moño rojo.The gift was wrapped with green paper and a red bow.
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moño
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (de pelo)
a. bun
hacerse un moñoto put one's hair up in a bun
2. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
agarrarse del moñoto pull each other's hair out
3. (colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
estar hasta el moño (de)to be sick to death (of)
4. (lazo)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. bow
5. (pajarita)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. bow tie
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moño
1 [de pelo] bun; chignon; (en lo alto de la cabeza) topknot; [de caballo] forelock
se peina con un moño alto she piles her hair on top of her head; hacerse (un) moño to put one's hair up (in a bun); agarrarse del moño to pull each other's hair out
estar hasta el moño to be fed up to the back teeth (familiar)
estar con el moño torcido (Caribe) (México) to have got out of the wrong side of the bed
ponerse moños to give o.s. airs
2 (Ornitología) crest
3 (lazo) bow
4 moños (adornos) fripperies; buttons and bows
5 (Latinoamérica) (altivez) pride; haughtiness
bajar el moño a algn to take sb down a peg
agachar el moño (S. Cone) to give in
6 (S. Cone) bar
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Phrases with "moño"
Here are the most popular phrases with "moño." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
la del moño colorado
the one with the red bow
Examples
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