pail
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pail(
peyl
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (container)
a. el cubo
(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).
We used pails to remove the water from the canoe before it capsized.Usamos cubos para achicar el agua de la canoa antes de que volcara.
b. el balde
(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).
The child brought a pail and shovel to the beach to make sand castles.El niño llevó un balde y una pala a la playa para hacer castillos de arena.
c. la cubeta
(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).
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
The dairy farmers filled their pails with milk.Los productores lácteos llenaron sus cubetas de leche.
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pail
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (bucket)
a. el cubo
(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).
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pail [peɪl]
noun
balde (m); cubo (m); (child's) cubito (m);
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Will this pail hold all the paint?
¿Este cubo cabrá toda la pintura?
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