stranger
stranger(
streyn
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juhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (unknown person)
a. el extraño
(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).
, la extraña
(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).
A stranger came up to me and asked to borrow some money.Un extraño se me acercó y pidió que le prestara dinero.
b. el desconocido
(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).
, la desconocida
(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).
Please don't let strangers into the building.Favor de no permitir la entrada de desconocidos al edificio.
2. (foreigner)
a. el forastero
(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).
, la forastera
(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).
You have to be patient with him. He's a stranger to these parts.Tienes que ser paciente con él. Es forastero aquí.
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stranger
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (unknown person)
a. el desconocido(a) m,f, extraño(a)
(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).
la desconocido(a) m,f, extraño(a)
(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).
2. (person from other place)
a. el forastero(a)
(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).
la forastero(a)
(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).
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stranger [ˈstreɪndʒəʳ]
noun
(unknown person) desconocidoadesconocida (m) (f);a desconocida extrañoaextraña (m) (f);a extraña (from another area etc) forasteroaforastera (m) (f);a forastera
he's a stranger to me es un desconocido para mí; I'm a stranger here yo soy nuevo aquí; hello, stranger! ¡cuánto tiempo sin vernos!; you're quite a stranger! ¡apenas te dejas ver!; he is no stranger to vice conoce bien los vicios
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
Phrases with "stranger"
Here are the most popular phrases with "stranger." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
stranger things
cosas más raras
hey stranger
tanto tiempo
stranger danger
cuidado con los extraños
Examples
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