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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (kid)
a. girl
¡Mi hija es una niña tan bonita!My daughter is such a beautiful girl!
2. (part of the eye)
a. pupil
Tenía que llevar gafas de sol con las niñas dilatadas.He had to wear sunglasses while his pupils were dilated.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (del ojo)
a. pupil
2. (fig)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
la niña de los ojosthe apple of one's eye
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niña bonita (en lotería) (15) number fifteen
ser la niña bonita de algn to be the apple of sb's eye
2 [de los ojos] pupil
ser la niña de los ojos de algn to be the apple of sb's eye
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