saliva
saliva(
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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. (digestive secretion)
a. la saliva
(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).
Chewing in itself stimulates the secretion of saliva.Masticar en sí mismo estimula la secreción de saliva.
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saliva
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la saliva
(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).
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saliva [səˈlaɪvə]
noun
saliva (f)
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salivas you salivate
The word salivas is the present form of salivar in the second person singular. See the full salivar conjugation.
salivar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to secrete saliva)
a. to salivate
Cuando vi todos aquellos pasteles, empecé a salivar.When I saw all those cakes, I started salivating.
2. (to eject saliva or phlegm)
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
a. to spit
El médico me pidió que expectorara y salivara porque tenían que analizar mi esputo.The doctor asked me to expectorate and spit because they had to analyze my sputum.
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salivar
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. salivary
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (general)
a. to salivate
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salivar
intransitive verb
1 (segregar saliva) to salivate
2 especialmente (Latinoamérica) (escupir) to spit
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