pecan
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pecan(
pih
-
kan
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (nut)
a. la pacana
(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).
Do you want me to put pecans in the pumpkin pie?¿Quieres que le ponga pacanas al pay de calabaza?
Pecans are more expensive than peanuts.Las pacanas resultan más caras que los cacahuates.
b. la nuez
(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)
I prefer pecans to almonds.Me gustan más las nueces que las almendras.
2. (botany)
a. la pacana
(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).
Pecans are abundant in this area.Las pacanas son muy abundantes en esta zona.
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pecan
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la pacana
(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).
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pecan [ˈpiːkæn]
noun
pacana (f)
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pecan they sin
The word pecan is the present form of pecar in the third person plural. See the full pecar conjugation.
pecar
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pecar(
peh
-
kahr
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (religious)
a. to sin
Perdóname, Padre, porque he pecado.Forgive me, Father, for I have sinned.
2. (to overdo)
a. to be too
Siempre ha pecado de crédulo.He has always been too gullible.
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pecar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (religion)
a. to sin
2. (pasarse)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
pecar de confiado/generosoto be overconfident/too generous
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pecar
intransitive verb
1 (Religión) to sin; to err
si he pecado en esto, ha sido por ... if I have been at fault in this, it has been because ...; si me lo pones delante, acabaré pecando if you put temptation in front of me, I shall fall
2
pecar de to be too; peca de generoso he is too generous; he is generous to a fault; peca por exceso de confianza he is too confident
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Phrases with "pecan"
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pecan pie
la tarta de pacana
pecan nut
la pacana
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