servant(
suhr
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vuhnt
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (occupation)
a. el criado
(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).
, la criada
(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).
I can't afford to pay a servant to do the housework for me.No puedo permitirme un criado que me haga las tareas domésticas.
b. el sirviente
(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).
, la sirvienta
(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).
My grandparents had a servant in their house who made the best cookies I've ever had.Mis abuelos tenían un sirviente que hacía las galletas más ricas que me he comido.
2. (person who serves)
a. el servidor
(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).
, la servidora
(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).
The soldiers were faithful servants of the cause.Los soldados eran fieles servidores de la causa.
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servant
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (in household)
a. el criado(a) m,f, sirviente(a)
(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).
la criado(a) m,f, sirviente(a)
(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).
2. (of leader, country)
a. el servidor(ora)
(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).
la servidor(ora)
(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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servant [ˈsɜːvənt]
noun
1 (domestic) criadoacriada (m) (f);a criada sirvienteasirvienta (m) (f);a sirvienta muchachoamuchacha (m) (f);a muchacha mucamoamucama (m) (f);a mucama (S. Cone)
the servants (collectively) la servidumbre
2 servidoraservidora (m) (f);a servidora
your devoted servant your humble servant un servidor; servidor de usted
your obedient servant (in letters) suyo afmo.; atento y seguro servidor
modifier
servant girl (n) criada (f)
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Phrases with "servant"
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civil servant
el funcionario
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