A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (metal barrier)
a. bars (plural)
Voy a poner una reja en la ventana del apartamento por seguridad.I'm going to put some bars on my apartment window for safety.
b. grille
El cajero coló el billete de lotería por la reja.The cashier slipped the lottery ticket through the grille.
2. (fence)
a. railing
Se apoyó en la reja del jardín para hablar con su vecino.She leaned against the railing of the garden to talk to her neighbor.
3. (agriculture)
a. plowshare
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El granjero afiló la reja antes de salir al campo.The farmer sharpened the plowshare before going out into the field.
b. ploughshare (United Kingdom)
El mulo se paró porque la reja se había trabado en una roca.The mule stopped because the ploughshare had got caught on a rock.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (barrotes)
a. bars
2. (en el suelo)
a. grating
3. (en ventana)
a. grille
poner una reja en la ventanato put bars on the window
estar entre rejasto be behind bars
1 [de ventana] bars
; (p)
[de cercado] railing
entre rejas
estar entre rejas to be behind bars; meter a algn entre rejas to put sb behind bars
2 (Religión) screen
3 (Agr)
reja del arado ploughshare; plowshare; (EEUU)
4 (Latinoamérica) (cárcel) prison; nick (muy_familiar)
5 (México) (Cos) darn; darning
6 (S. Cone) (Agr) cattle truck
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