orto
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orto(
ohr
-
toh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (astronomy)
a. sunrise
La luz del sol estuvo fuerte desde el orto hasta el ocaso.The sunlight was strong from sunrise to sunset.
b. rising
El gallo comenzó a cantar con el orto del sol.The rooster began crowning with the rising of the sun.
2.
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(anatomy) (River Plate)
a. ass
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)
Emilio tiene buen orto y sabe moverlo.Emilio has a nice ass and knows how to shake it.
b. arse
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(United Kingdom)
En el colectivo hay que tener cuidado porque nunca falta un desgraciado que te toque el orto.You have to be careful on the bus, because there's always some swine who's going to touch your arse.
c. butt
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El sargento instructor me pegó una patada en el orto porque corría lento.The drill sergeant kicked me in the butt for running slowly.
d. bum
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
Me resbalé en el hielo y me caí de orto.I slipped on the ice and landed on my bum.
e. asshole
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(anus)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
¿Cómo me voy a limpiar el orto si en el baño no hay bidé?How am I going to wash my asshole if there's no bidet in the bathroom?
f. arsehole
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(anus) (United Kingdom)
¡Ese curry picante me va hacer arder el orto si lo como!My arsehole will burn if I eat that spicy curry!
3.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(luck) (River Plate)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Tuvimos mucho orto. Ganamos con un gol en el último minuto.We were very lucky. We won thanks to a last-minute goal.
¿Otra vez ganaste la lotería? ¡Qué orto!You won the lottery again? You lucky son of a bitch!
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orto
sunrise
orto
(S. Cone) (culo) arse (vulgar); ass (vulgar); (EEUU) (ano) arsehole (vulgar); asshole (vulgar);
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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