neuter

neuter(
nu
-
duhr
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (grammar)
a. neutro
"Lo" is the neuter article in Spanish."Lo" es el artículo neutro en español.
2. (sterilized)
a. castrado
I saw a neuter cat in the park.Vi un gato castrado en el parque.
3. (asexual)
a. asexuado
These are neuter plants that reproduce by means of spores.Se trata de plantas asexuadas que se reproducen por esporas.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
4. (grammar)
a. el neutro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The teacher asked the class which of the three pronouns is the neuter in English.El maestro preguntó a la clase cuál de los tres pronombres es el neutro en inglés.
5. (animal)
a. el insecto asexuado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The existence of neuters in bee colonies presents a challenge for the theory of evolution.La existencia de insectos asexuados en colonias de abejas supone un desafío para la teoría de la evolución.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
6. (to sterilize)
a. castrar
Our dog has been much calmer since we neutered him.Nuestro perro ha estado mucho más tranquilo desde que lo castramos.
b. capar
My dad wants to take the cat to get neutered tomorrow.Mi papá quiere llevar el gato a capar mañana.
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neuter
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (grammar)
a. el (género m) neutro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
2. (grammar)
a. neutro(a)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (animal)
a. castrar
neuter [ˈnjuːtəʳ]
adjective
1 (Ling) neutro
2 [+cat] castrado
3 (Bot) [+plant] asexuado
noun
1 (Ling) neutro (m)
in the neuter en género neutro
2 (cat) macho (m) castrado
3 (insect) insecto (m) asexuado
transitive verb
[+cat] castrar; capar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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