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onion(
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yihn
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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. (vegetable)
a. la cebolla
(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).
I ordered a pizza with cheese, onions, and spinach.Pedí una pizza con queso, cebolla y espinacas.
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onion
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la cebolla
(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).
2. (colloquial) (United Kingdom)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
she knows her onionssabe lo que se trae entre manos
onion soupsopa de cebolla
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onion [ˈʌnjən]
noun
cebolla (f)
to know one's onions (Britain) conocer a fondo su oficio; conocer el paño (informal)
modifier
de cebolla
onion dome (n) (Archit) cúpula (f) bulbosa
onion rings (n) aros (m) de cebolla rebozados
onion skin (n) (paper) papel (m) de cebolla
onion soup (n) sopa (f) de cebolla
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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