mono-
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mono-(
ma
-
no
)
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
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moño
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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).
2. (ribbon)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
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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.
agarrarse del moñoto pull each other's hair out
3. (colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a.
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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la del moño colorado
the one with the red bow
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