talon
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talon(
tah
-
luhn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (claw)
a. la garra
(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).
The owl's talons were covered in feathers.Las garras del búho estaban cubiertas de plumas.
We saw the eagle catch a fish with its talons.Vimos cómo el águila atrapó un pez con sus garras.
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talon
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la garra
(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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talon [ˈtælən]
noun
garra (f)
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talón
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talón(
tah
-
lohn
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (anatomy)
a. heel
No puedo caminar porque me lastimé el talón mientras jugaba al baloncesto.I can't walk because I injured my heel while playing basketball.
2. (footwear)
a. heel
El talón queda suelto porque este zapato me queda muy grande.The heel is loose because this shoe is too big for me.
3. (finance)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. check
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Presenté un reclamo en el banco por un talón sin fondos.I filed a dispute at the bank over a bad check.
b. cheque (United Kingdom)
Mi esposa depositó el talón en mi cuenta bancaria.My wife deposited the cheque in my bank account.
4. (finance)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. stub
La marca en el talón indica que el cheque ha sido cancelado.The mark on the stub indicates the check has been canceled.
b. counterfoil
No puedes iniciar un reclamo si no tienes el talón.You cannot make a claim if you don't have the counterfoil.
5. (automobile)
a. rim
Saca el talón de la rueda para colocarle la nueva rueda.Remove the tire rim and mount the replacement tire on it.
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talón
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (de pie)
a. heel
2. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
talón de AquilesAchilles' heel
pisarle a alguien los talonesto be hot on somebody's heels
3. (cheque)
a. check (United Kingdom)
b. check
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
4. (matriz)
a. stub
talón cruzado/devuelto/en blancocrossed/bounced/blank check, check
talón sin fondosbad check, check
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talón
1 [del pie] heel; [de calcetín, zapato] heel
pisar los talones a algn to be hard on sb's heels
talón de Aquiles Achilles heel
2 [de neumático] rim
3 (cheque) cheque; check; (EEUU) (matriz) stub; counterfoil; (Ferro) luggage receipt
talón al portador bearer cheque; cheque payable to the bearer
talón en blanco blank cheque
talón nominativo non-negotiable cheque
Los pedidos se pueden pagar por medio de [talones nominativos,] giros postales o transferencias bancarias, adjuntando además 1.970 pesetas de gastos de envío.
un talón nominativo a favor de Luis González a cheque made out to o made payable to Luis González
talón sin fondos bad cheque
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