oveja
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oveja(
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beh
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hah
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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. (animal)
a. sheep
Una mariposa posó en el lomo de la oveja.A butterfly landed on the sheep's back.
Esquilamos cien ovejas.We sheered a hundred sheep.
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oveja
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. sheep, ewe
oveja descarriadalost sheep
oveja negrablack sheep
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oveja
1 (animal) (sin distinción de sexo) sheep; (hembra) ewe
apartar las ovejas de los cabritos to separate the sheep from the goats
cargar con la oveja muerta to be left holding the baby
ser la oveja negra de la familia to be the black sheep of the family
cada oveja con su pareja birds of a feather flock together
2 (S. Cone) (prostituta) whore
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