puñado

puñado(
poo
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nyah
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doh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (amount that fits in the hand)
a. handful
David agarró un puñado de maníes de la bolsa y comenzó a comerlos.David grabbed a handful of peanuts from the bag and started munching on them.
Solo pude agarrar un puñado de los dulces de la piñata.I was only able to grab a handful of the candies from the piñata.
b. fistful
El no puede hablar; se acaba de poner un puñado de palomitas de maiz en la boca.He can't talk; he just put a fistful of popcorn in his mouth.
2. (a few)
a. handful
Solo tengo un puñado de amigos, pero valen por mil.I only have a handful of friends, but they are worth thousands.
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puñado
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. handful
2. (fig)
a.
a puñadosby the handful
puñado
handful
a puñados by handfuls; in plenty; me mola un puñado I like it a lot; I love it
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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