penance

penance(
peh
-
nihns
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (religious)
a. la penitencia
(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)
The parishioner must do penance for his sins.El feligrés debe hacer penitencia por sus pecados.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
2. (punishment)
a. el castigo
(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)
Your penance will be to wash all the dishes after dinner.Tu castigo será lavar todos los platos después de la cena.
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penance
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (also fig)
a. la penitencia
(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)
to do penance (for something)hacer penitencia (por algo)
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penance [ˈpenəns]
noun
1 (atonement) penitencia (f)
to do penance for hacer penitencia por
2 (punishment) castigo (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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