nettle

nettle(
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duhl
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (botany)
a. la ortiga
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
If you get stung by a nettle, rub a dock leaf on your skin.Si te pinchas con una ortiga, frótate la piel con una hoja de acedera.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (to annoy)
a. irritar
"Well, Irene didn't say anything about it to me," said Morgan, nettled."Bueno, Irene no me comentó nada al respecto", dijo Morgan irritado.
b. molestar
There are not many things that nettle me, but litterbugs infuriate me.Son pocas las cosas que me molestan, pero las personas que tiran basura en lugares públicos me sacan de quicio.
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nettle
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (plant)
a. la ortiga
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (irritate)
a. irritar, fastidiar
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nettle [ˈnetl]
noun
(Bot) ortiga (f)
to grasp the nettle (Britain) agarrar el toro por los cuernos
It's better to grasp the nettle, speak to your superior and make it clear you regret your mistake and are determined it will never happen again Some industrialists believe the government should grasp the nettle of devaluation before the referendum takes place
transitive verb
picar (informal); molestar
somewhat nettled by this algo molesto por esto
modifier
nettle rash (n) urticaria (f)
nettle sting (n) picadura (f) de ortiga
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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