shack

shack(
shahk
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (small building)
a. la choza
(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).
(F)
He was a simple man who lived in a small shack in the woods.Era un hombre sencillo que vivía en una pequeña choza en el bosque.
b. el jacal
(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).
(M)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
We grew up in a shack with a dirt floor.Crecimos en un jacal con suelo de tierra.
c. el rancho
(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).
(M)
We took shelter from the storm in an abandoned shack we found.Nos refugiamos de la tempestad en un rancho abandonado que encontramos.
d. la casucha
(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).
(F)
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
I had lost my job, and I was living in a shack on the outskirts of the city.Había perdido mi trabajo y vivía en una casucha en las afueras de la ciudad.
e. la chabola
(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).
(F)
Friar Luis de Leon decided to seek solitude in a shack outside the city walls.Fray Luis de León decidió vivir en soledad en una chabola de extramuros.
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shack
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la casucha
(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).
(F)
b. la chabola
(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).
(F)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
c. el rancho
(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).
(M)
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shack [ʃæk]
noun
choza (f); jacal (m); (CAm) (Méx)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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