sow

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sow(
so
,
sau
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (animal)
a. la cerda
(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)
The sow gave birth to ten pink piglets.La cerda dio a luz a diez cerditos rosados.
b. la puerca
(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)
The sow was out in the barn feeding her piglets.La puerca estaba amamantando sus cochinillos en el granero.
c. la chancha
(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 Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
The sow went into labor this morning.La chancha empezó el trabajo de parto esta mañana.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (to plant)
a. sembrar (seeds)
We have to sow these seeds by April, or they won't be ready in time.Tenemos que sembrar estas semillas para abril, o no estarán listas a tiempo.
3. (to propagate)
a. sembrar
My boss accused me of sowing seeds of discontent with my coworkers.Mi jefe me acusó de sembrar la semilla del descontento entre mis colegas.
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sow
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (female pig)
a. la cerda f, puerca
(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 chancha
(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 Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
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sow [səʊ] sowed (past)sown (participle:past)
transitive verb
[+seed] sembrar
to sow doubt in sb's mind sembrar dudas en algn
to sow mines in a strait sow a strait with mines sembrar un estrecho de minas; colocar minas en un estrecho
sow [saʊ]
noun
(Zool) puerca (f); marrana (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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