negra

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negra(
neh
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grah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (music)
a. quarter note
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
La corchea dura la mitad de la negra.An eighth note lasts half as long as a quarter note.
b. crotchet (United Kingdom)
Las negras duran un tiempo mientras que las blancas duran dos.Crotchets last for one beat while minims last for two.
2. (destiny)
a. bad luck
Me persigue la negra; todo lo hago mal últimamente.I'm dogged by bad luck; I've been doing everything wrong lately.
3. (games)
a. black piece
Faltan dos negras y tres blancas.There are two black pieces missing and three white ones.
b. black
¿Quieres jugar con blancas o negras?Do you want to be black or white?
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negra
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (music)
a. crotchet (United Kingdom)
b. quarter note
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
tener la negrato have bad luck
se las va a ver negras para llegar a fin de meshe'll have a hard job to get to the end of the month
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negra
1 (Música) crotchet; quarter note; (EEUU)
2 (mala suerte) bad luck
ese me trae la negra he brings me bad luck; le tocó la negra he had bad luck; tener la negra to be out of luck; be having a run of bad luck
3 (Ajedrez) black piece
4 (Centroamérica) black mark
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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