A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (vehicle)
a. motorcycle
Se fueron en moto desde Nueva Escocia hasta Nicaragua.They rode their motorcycle from Nova Scotia to Nicaragua.
b. motorbike (United Kingdom)
Jeremy monta su moto en el desierto los fines de semana.Jeremy rides his motorbike in the desert on weekends.
c. bike (colloquial)
Lo que más le gusta es viajar en moto por la autopista Panamericana.What he likes most is traveling the Pan-American Highway on his bike.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (orphaned)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
a. homeless
Los niños motos piden limosna en las calles de Tegucigalpa.Homeless children beg in the streets of Tegucigalpa.
b. abandoned
El cachorro moto fue rescatado por una viejita.The abandoned puppy was rescued by a little old lady.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. motorbike, motorcycle (United Kingdom)
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voy al trabajo en moto I travel to work by (motor)bike
ir como una moto > to be in a rush
ponerse como una moto > (sexualmente) to get really turned on (muy_familiar); get horny (muy_familiar); (con droga) to get high (familiar); (cabrearse) to go off one's head (familiar)
moto acuática moto de agua jet ski
motoa mota
1 (Centroamérica) orphaned; abandoned
2 (And) tailless
(Centroamérica) orphan
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Phrases with "moto"
Here are the most popular phrases with "moto." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
moto acuática
Jet Ski
hacer moto acuática
to go jet-skiing
en moto
by motorcycle
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