refrán

refrán(
rreh
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frahn
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (general)
a. saying
Ese es un viejo refrán que siempre menciona mi abuela.That's an old saying that my grandmother quotes all the time.
b. proverb
Hay un refrán que dice: "Más vale pájaro en mano que ciento volando".There's a proverb that goes: "A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush."
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refrán
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. proverb, saying
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refrán
proverb; saying
como dice el refrán as the saying goes
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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