palmar
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palmar(
pahl
-
muhr
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (related to the palm of the hand)
a. palmar
The palmar grasp reflex is what causes babies to grasp anything put into their hands.El reflejo prensil palmar es lo que hace que los bebés agarren todo lo que se les pone en la mano.
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palmar
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palmar(
pahl
-
mahr
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (botany)
a. palm grove
Fuimos al palmar a recoger cocos.We went to the palm grove to pick coconuts.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to die)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. to kick the bucket
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¿Recuerdas el mal olor en el pasillo? Resulta que el vecino del 3b había palmado.Remember the bad smell in the hallway? It turns out the neighbor from 3b had kicked the bucket.
b. to snuff it
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
El conductor palmó en la ambulancia, camino al hospital.The driver snuffed it in the ambulance on the way to the hospital.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to lose money)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. to lose
Palmamos 1,000 euros en Monte Carlo.We lost 1,000 euros in Monte Carlo.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to fall asleep)
Regionalism used in Argentina
(Argentina)
a. to crash
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Palmé tendido en la cama después de una jornada de 18 horas.I crashed out on my bed after an 18-hour work day.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to cause death)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
a. to kill
Escuché que palmaron a varias personas ayer en Tegucigalpa.I heard they killed several people yesterday in Tegucigalpa.
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palmar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (general)
a. to kick the bucket, to snuff it
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
palmarlato kick the bucket, to snuff it
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palmar
(Botánica) palm grove; cluster of palms
palmar
intransitive verb
1 (morir) to kick the bucket (familiar); peg out (muy_familiar)
2 (en juego) to lose
transitive verb
palmarla to kick the bucket (familiar); to peg out (muy_familiar)
palmar
palmario
adjective
obvious; self-evident
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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