peasant

peasant(
peh
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zihnt
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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. (small landowner)
a. el campesino
(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)
, la campesina
(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)
A group of peasants lost their land because of an illegal mining operation.Un grupo de campesinos perdió sus tierras a causa de una operación minera ilegal.
2.
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
(bumpkin)
a. el palurdo
(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)
, la palurda
(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)
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
"You're an illiterate peasant, and I have no interest in speaking with you," said the prince."Eres un palurdo analfabeto y no me interesa hablar contigo," dijo el príncipe.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
3. (rural)
a. campesino
As the younger generations move to the city, the peasant population is in decline.Al paso que las generaciones nuevas se van a la ciudad, la población campesina está en declive.
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peasant
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el campesino(a)
(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)
la campesino(a)
(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)
2. (pejorative)
a. el cateto(a)
(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)
la cateto(a)
(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)
(uncultured person)
b. el paleto(a)
(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)
la paleto(a)
(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)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
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peasant [ˈpezənt]
noun
campesinoacampesina (m) (f);a campesina palurdoapalurda (m) (f);a palurda
a peasant revolt un levantamiento campesino or del campesinado
modifier
peasant farmer (n) campesino (m)
peasant woman (n) campesina (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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