son
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son(
suhn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (relative)
a. el hijo
(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).
Gustavo has one son and two daughters.Gustavo tiene un hijo y dos hijas.
2. (form of address)
a. el hijo
(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).
Son, could you help me get my suitcase off the bus?Hijo, ¿me puedes ayudar a bajar la maleta del camión?
Son
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
3. (religious)
a. el Hijo
(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).
The Holy Trinity of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit is a fundamental principle of Christianity.La Santísima Trinidad del Padre, el Hijo y el Espírito Santo es uno de los principios fundamentales del cristianismo.
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son
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el hijo
(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).
youngest/eldest sonhijo menor/mayor
2. (very fam)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
son of a bitchhijo m de perra
3. (fam euph)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
son of a gunsinvergüenza, granuja
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son [sʌn]
noun
hijo (m)
the youngest/eldest son el hijo menor/mayor; the Son of God el Hijo de Dios; the Son of Man el Hijo del Hombre; come here, son ven, hijo; son of a bitch hijo (m) de puta (vulgar); hijo (m) de la chingada (vulgar); (Méx)
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son
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son(
sohn
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (music)
a. sound
Las flamencas bailaban al son de las palmas y la guitarra.The flamenco dancers moved to the sound of clapping and guitar.
2. (song and dance)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. son
Todos mis amigos cubanos saben bailar el son.All my Cuban friends know how to dance son.
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son
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (sonido)
a. sound
2. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
bailar al son que le tocanto toe the line
3. (canción y baile)
a. Cuban song and dance of African origin
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son
1 (Música) (sonido) sound; (sonido agradable) pleasant sound
al son de to the sound of; a los sones de la marcha nupcial to the strains of the wedding march
2 (rumor) rumour; rumor; (EEUU)
corre el son de que ... there is a rumour o rumor going round that ...; (EEUU)
3 (estilo) manner; style
¿a qué son? ¿a son de qué? why on earth?
en son de as; like; en son de broma as o for a joke; en son de paz in peace; en son de guerra in a warlike fashion
lo dijo en son de riña
no vienen en son de protesta they haven't come with the idea of complaining; por este son in this way; sin son for no reason at all
4 (Latinoamérica) Afro-Cuban dance and tune
son huasteco (México) folk song from Veracruz
son
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