siniestra
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siniestra(
see
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nyehs
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trah
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1.
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
(anatomy)
a. left hand
Antiguamente existían prejuicios hacia la gente que escribía con la siniestra.In the past, there was prejudice against people who wrote with their left hand.
2.
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
(side)
a. left
A la siniestra del castillo había un bosque frondoso.To the left of the castle lay a thick wood.
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siniestra
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (anticuado)
a. left hand
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siniestra
left hand
a mi siniestra on my left
Golpe a diestra, golpe a siniestra y en elcentro yo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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a diestra y siniestra
left and right
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