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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (adult female)
a. woman
Había una mujer junto a la puerta.There was a woman next to the door.
2. (via marriage)
a. wife
Deje que le presente a mi mujer.Let me introduce you to my wife.
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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. (en general)
a. woman
2. (cónyuge)
a. wife
mujer de su casagood housewife
mujer fatalfemme fatale
mujer de la limpiezacleaning lady
mujer de negociosbusinesswoman
mujer objetowoman treated as a sex object
mujer policíapolicewoman
mujer públicaprostitute
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
3. (general)
Regionalism used in Spain
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
¿te acuerdas de Marisol?, ¡sí, mujer, nuestra compañera de clase!do you remember Marisol? you know, she was at school with us!
pero mujer, no te pongas asíoh, don't be like that!
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1 woman
ser muy mujer ser toda una mujer to be a real woman
ser muy mujer de su casa to be very house-proud; nombre de mujer woman's name; ropa de mujer women's clothes o clothing; hacerse mujer to become a woman
mujer bandera striking woman
mujer de alterne
mujer de la limpieza cleaning lady; cleaning woman; cleaner
mujer de la vida mujer de mala vida prostitute
mujer de negocios businesswoman
mujer de vida alegre loose woman
mujer empresaria businesswoman
mujer fatal femme fatale
mujer objeto sex object
mujer piloto (woman) pilot
mujer policía policewoman
mujer pública prostitute
mujer sacerdote woman priest
2 (esposa) wife
mi mujer my wife; mi futura mujer my wife-to-be; tomar mujer to take a wife
mujer maltratada battered wife
3 (uso apelativo) (en oración directa no se traduce)
¡déjalo, mujer, no te preocupes! forget about it, don't worry!; ¡mujer, no digas esas cosas! please! don't say such things!
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