mu
mu(
moo
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (sound cows make)
a. moo
Mi hermano puede imitar el mu de la vaca y el be de la oveja a la perfección.My brother can imitate the moo of a cow and the baa of a sheep perfectly.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(word)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Martín se aguantó el reproche sin decir ni mu.Martin took the reproach without saying a word.
Le estamos organizando una fiesta de cumpleaños sorpresa a Juana. ¡No digas ni mu!We're organizing a surprise birthday party for Juana. Don't tell a soul!
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mu
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (mugido)
a. moo
no decir ni munot to say a word
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mu
no decir ni mu not to say a word
no pasó ni mu
¡achanta la mu! (México) shut your face! (muy_familiar)
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