slit

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slit(
sliht
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (narrow opening)
a. la rendija
(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)
If you can't make it before we close, you can just stick the envelope through the slit under the door.Si no puedes llegar antes de que cerremos, puedes meter el sobre por la rendija debajo de la puerta.
b. la hendidura
(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)
There was a slit in the rock where cool water was trickling out.Había una hendidura en la roca de donde se derramaba agua fresca.
2. (narrow cut)
a. la raja
(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)
Rachel liked the skirt, but she wasn't sure if the slit was a bit too risqué for work.A Rachel le gustaba la falda, pero no estaba segura si la raja era demasiado atrevida para el trabajo.
b. el corte
(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)
Randall cut a slit in the top of the cardboard box where people could insert their vote.Randall hizo un corte en la parte de arriba de la caja para que las personas pudieran introducir su voto.
c. el tajo
(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)
The hewer cut the tree with a single slit.El talador cortó el árbol con un solo tajo.
3.
A word or phrase that is gravely offensive and taboo in all contexts (e.g. nigger, cunt).
(extremely offensive)
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(female genitalia)
a. la raja
(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)
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Calling a woman's vagina a slit should be forbidden.Decirle raja a la vagina de una mujer debería estar prohibido.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4. (to make an opening)
a. cortar
Robin Hood's arrow slit the rope, saving the peasant from the gallows.La flecha de Robin Hood cortó la cuerda, salvándole la vida al campesino de la horca.
b. rajar
The cook slit the top of the sack of potatoes and emptied them onto the counter.El cocinero rajó la parte de arriba del saco de papas y las vació sobre la tabla.
5. (to cut open)
a. degollar (head)
One of the pirates leapt onto the deck and slit the admiral's throat.Uno de los piratas se lanzó a la cubierta y degolló al almirante.
b. cortarse (wrists)
Leonard's family checked him into a psychiatric hospital after he tried to slit his wrists.La familia de Leonard lo ingresó en un hospital psiquiátrico después de que intentó cortarse las venas.
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slit
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (below door)
a. la rendija
(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)
2. (of dress, in paper)
a. la corte m, raja
(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)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (general)
a. hacer una abertura en
to slit something openabrir algo rajándolo
to slit somebody's throatdegollar a alguien
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slit [slɪt] slit (past)
noun
1 (opening) abertura (f); hendidura (f); (cut) corte (m)
to make a slit in sth hacer un corte en algo
2 (in dress etc) raja (f)
3 (vagina) coño (vulgar) (m)
transitive verb
cortar; abrir
to slit a sack open abrir un saco con un cuchillo; to slit sb's throat cortarle el pescuezo a algn
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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