mojado
mojado(
moh
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hah
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dah
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (moist)
a. wet
Los calcetines rojos todavía están mojados; busca otro par.The red socks are still wet; get another pair.
b. damp
Conviene limpiar la mesa con un trapo mojado.The table should be wiped with a damp cloth.
c. drenched
Después de caminar en la lluvia, teníamos los zapatos totalmente mojados.After walking in the rain, our shoes were absolutely drenched.
d. soaked
Olvidé mi paraguas y estoy todo mojado.I forgot my umbrella and I'm completely soaked.
2. (linguistics)
a. palatalized
El sonido inicial en la palabra "China" es un sonido mojado.The initial sound in the word "China" is a palatalized sound.
b. palatalised (United Kingdom)
La "ch" es un sonido mojado."Ch" is a palatalised sound.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(illegal immigrant)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. wetback
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
La migra agarró a un grupo de mojados ayer cerca de Ciudad Juárez.Border Patrol caught a group of wetbacks yesterday near Ciudad Juarez.
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mojado
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (empapado)
a. wet
2. (húmedo)
a. damp
3. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
llover sobre mojadoto be just too much
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mojado
adjective
(húmedo) damp; wet; (empapado) soaked; drenched
le pasé por la frente un trapo mojado I mopped her brow with a damp cloth; por la mañana la hierba estaba mojada the grass was wet in the morning; llegamos a casa completamente mojados we were completely soaked o drenched when we got home
(México) wetback; (EEUU) illegal immigrant
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Phrases with "mojado"
Here are the most popular phrases with "mojado." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
está mojado
he's wet
piso mojado
wet floor
Estoy mojado. Acabo de
I'm wet. I just
Cuidado. Piso mojado.
Caution. Wet Floor.
estoy mojado
I'm wet
Examples
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