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Usage note
The adjective "naranja" is invariable, which means its form does not change according to the gender or number of the noun it describes.
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (fruit)
a. orange
El jugo de naranja es mi bebida preferida por la mañana.Orange juice is my preferred drink in the morning.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (color)
a. orange
Nos falta el crayón naranja del paquete.We're missing the orange crayon from the pack.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. orange
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (color)
a. orange
3. (fruto)
a. orange
4. (colloquial)
¡naranjas de la china!no way!
5. (fam fig)
media naranjaother o better half
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1 (fruta) orange
naranja amarga naranja cajel Seville orange
Las [naranjas amargas] están granando. Se hace una buena mermelada con ellas, pero la producción es demasiado grande.
naranja navel navel orange
naranja sanguina blood orange
naranja zajarí Seville orange
¡naranjas de la China!
no way! (familiar); nothing doing! (familiar)
le pregunté que si quería ir al cine conmigo y me dijo que naranjas
encontrar su media naranja to meet one's match; esperar la media naranja to wait for Mr Right/one's ideal woman; mi media naranja my better half
3 (Caribe) bitter orange
[+color] orange
(color) orange
el naranja es su color favorito
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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