piggy

piggy(
pih
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gi
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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.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(child's word for "pig")
a. el cerdito
(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 cerdita
(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)
Can we feed the piggies, Mom?¿Podemos dar de comer a los cerditos, mamá?
b. el puerquito
(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 puerquita
(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 Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Dad, look at the piggy!¡Papi, mira el puerquito!
c. el chanchito
(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 chanchita
(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 Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Of course you'll see piggies on the farm, and little lambs and ducklings.Por supuesto que verás chanchitos en la granja, y corderitos y patitos.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(greedy)
a. comilón
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Don't be so piggy, Mark; you've had enough.No seas tan comilón, Mark; ya has comido suficiente.
b. comelón
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(Andes)
Regionalism used in the Caribbean: Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico
(Caribbean)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
You can be so piggy; you really shouldn't have asked for a third helping!Mira que eres comelona; ¡no tendrías que haber pedido una tercera porción!
3. (porcine)
a. de cerdo
The woman who stole my wallet had long, dark hair and small, piggy eyes.La mujer que me robó la cartera tenía el pelo largo y moreno y ojillos de cerdo.
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piggy
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 cerdito(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 cerdito(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)
b. el chanchito(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 chanchito(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 Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
piggy bankhucha alcancía f
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
2. (general)
a.
piggy eyesojillos de cerdo
piggy [ˈpɪɡɪ]
noun
cerdito (m); chanchito (m); (LAm)
to play piggy in the middle jugar al balón prisionero
to be piggy in the middle (powerless to act, influence) estar entre dos fuegos
adjective
with little piggy eyes con ojos pequeños como de cerdo
modifier
piggy bank (n) hucha (f) (en forma de cerdito); (Esp) alcancía (f); (LAm)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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