neta

USAGE NOTE
This word is almost always preceded by the definite article.
neta(
neh
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tah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(reality)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. the truth
A ver, ya dime la neta. Pedro te gusta, ¿verdad?Ok, just tell me the truth. You like Pedro, don't you?
b. honestly (adverb)
Neta, güey, esa chava no vale la pena.Honestly, dude, that girl's not worth it.
c. on the real
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
La neta, me choca que me digan "gringa".On the real, I hate when people call me "gringa."
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(the most outstanding)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. the best
Pues sí, me creo la neta del planeta. ¿Y qué?So yeah, I think I'm the best in the world. So what?
b. the shit
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Ese cuate se cree la neta.That guy thinks he's the shit.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(the real thing)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. the real deal
¡No manches! Este café de olla es la neta.Holy crap! This coffee is the real deal.
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