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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (snack)
a. el tentempié m, refrigerio
(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).
2. (fig)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
a titbit of gossipun chismorreo or
a titbit of informationuna noticia
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titbit [ˈtɪtbɪt]
tidbit [ˈtɪdbɪt] (US)
[of food] golosina (f); [of gossip] cotilleo (m)
of news, information etc
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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