parting

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parting(
par
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dihng
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (act of separating)
a. la despedida
(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).
(F)
Their parting was anything but amicable, and their children suffered for it.Su despedida no fue nada amistosa, y sus hijos sufrieron por ello.
b. la separación
(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).
(F)
I may be a miracle worker, but you'll have to wait a long time if you want the parting of the sea.Puede ser que obre milagros, pero tendrás que esperar mucho tiempo si quieres la separación del mar.
2. (hair) (United Kingdom)
a. la raya
(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).
(F)
Bibi combed her hair over and over until she got the parting perfect.Bibi se peinó el pelo una y otra vez hasta que se hizo la raya perfecta.
b. la carrera
(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).
(F)
Tim likes to wear his parting straight down the middle of his head.A Tim le gusta llevar la carrera justo en el medio de la cabeza.
c. el partido
(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).
(M)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Ecuador
(Ecuador)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Do you like your parting on the left or the right?¿Te gusta el partido a la izquierda o la derecha?
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
3. (related to parting)
a. de despedida (invariable)
They gave me a watch as a parting gift.Me dieron un reloj como regalo de despedida.
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parting
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (leave-taking)
a. la despedida f, partida
(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).
(F)
they had come to the parting of the wayshabía llegado la hora de despedirse or el momento de la despedida
parting shotcomentario hiriente a modo de despedida
parting wordspalabras de despedida
2. (in hair) (United Kingdom)
a. la raya
(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).
(F)
b. la carrera
(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).
(F)
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parting [ˈpɑːtɪŋ]
adjective
de despedida
his parting words sus palabras de despedida; parting shot golpe (m) de gracia
noun
1 (separation) separación (f); despedida (f)
the parting of the ways la encrucijada; el momento de la separación
2 (in hair) raya (f)
side/centre parting raya (f) al lado/al medio
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