poncho
poncho(
pan
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cho
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (clothing)
a. el poncho
(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).
I was cold and shivering, so she handed me a poncho to put on.Tenía frío y temblaba, así que me dio un poncho para ponerme.
b. la ruana
(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 Colombia
(Colombia)
Regionalism used in Venezuela
(Venezuela)
The rider was dressed in a green wool poncho.El jinete estaba vestido con una ruana verde de lana.
c. el jorongo
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
I bought a beautiful striped poncho in Guatemala.Me compré un bonito jorongo de rayas en Guatemala.
d. el sarape
(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).
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
She put on the poncho and stuck her head out of the opening.Se puso el sarape y asomó la cabeza por la apertura.
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poncho
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el poncho
(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).
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poncho [ˈpɒntʃəʊ]
noun
ponchos (plural) poncho (m); manta (f); ruana (f); (Col) (Ven) sarape (m); (Méx) jorongo (m); (Méx)
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poncho
poncho(
pohn
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choh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (clothing)
a. poncho
Si tienes frío, ¿por qué no te pones una gorra y un poncho?If you're cold, why don't you put on a hat and a poncho?
b. blanket
Elaboran ponchos que tienen un hueco para la cabeza.They make blankets with a hole in them for your head.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(idle)
a. lazy
¿No ves lo poncha que es? Nunca quiere trabajar.Can't you see how lazy she is? She never wants to work.
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poncho
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. poncho, blanket
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poncho
adjective
1 (perezoso) lazy; idle
2 (tranquilo) quiet; peaceable
3 (And) (gordito) chubby
poncho
(ropa) poncho; cape; (manta) blanket
los de a poncho (And) the poor
estar a poncho (And) to be in the dark
arrastrar el poncho (Latinoamérica) to be looking o spoiling for a fight
donde el diablo perdió el poncho (S. Cone) at the back of beyond (familiar)
pisarle el poncho a algn (And) to humiliate sb
pisarse el poncho (S. Cone) to be mistaken
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