siesta
siesta(
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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. (general)
a. la siesta
(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'm always sleepy after lunch. I wish I could take a siesta at work.Siempre tengo sueño después del almuerzo. Ojalá pudiera dormir una siesta en el trabajo.
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siesta [sɪˈestə]
noun
siesta (f)
to have or take a siesta dormir la siesta
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siesta
siesta(
syehs
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tah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (general)
a. nap
Aprovecha y toma una siesta cuando tu bebé duerme.Take advantage and have a nap when your baby is sleeping.
b. siesta
Mi papá se echa la siesta todas las tardes.My dad has a siesta every afternoon.
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siesta
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. siesta, nap
dormir o echarse la siestato have an afternoon nap
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siesta
1 (sueñecito) siesta; nap
la hora de la siesta siesta time after lunch; (after lunch)
A la hora de la siesta no hay nadie por las calles me gusta leer a la hora de la siesta
dormir la o echarse una siesta to have an afternoon nap
2 (hora del día) afternoon
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