mail
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mail(
meyl
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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. (letters and parcels)
a. el correo
(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).
Have you checked the mail today?¿Has chequeado el correo hoy?
b. la correspondencia
(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).
I put all of the mail on the kitchen table.Puse toda la correspondencia en la mesa de la cocina.
c. la carta
(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 didn't get any mail, sorry.No recibiste ninguna carta, perdón.
2. (postal services)
a. el correo
(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).
I think my grandma is the only person who still corresponds via mail.Creo que mi abuela es la única persona que todavía corresponde por correo.
b. el servicio postal
(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).
I'm afraid mail is not the most efficient avenue for communication.Me temo que el servicio postal no es la vía más eficiente para la comunicación.
3. (armor)
a. la malla
(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 knight's mail deflected the arrow.La malla del caballero desvió la flecha.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to dispatch)
a. enviar por correo
I mailed her birthday card yesterday, so it should arrive on time.Envié su tarjeta de cumpleaños por correo ayer, así que debería llegar a tiempo.
b. mandar por correo
It will be difficult to mail such a heavy package.Será difícil mandar por correo un paquete tan pesado.
c. echar al correo
We finally mailed the last of the wedding invitations yesterday.Por fin echamos al correo las últimas invitaciones de boda de ayer.
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mail
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (armor)
a. la malla
(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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mail [meɪl]
noun
1 (postal system) correo (m)
by or through the mail por correo
2 (letters) cartas (f); correspondencia (f)
is there any mail for me? ¿hay alguna carta para mí?
transitive verb
1 especially (US) (post) echar al correo; (send by mail) enviar por correo
modifier
mail boat (n) vapor (m) correo
mail bomb (n) (US) (letter bomb) carta (f) bomba; (parcel bomb) paquete (m) bomba
mail car (n) (US) (Ferro) furgón (m) postal; vagón (m) correo
mail carrier (n) (US) carteroacartera (m) (f);a cartera
mail coach (n) (Hist) diligencia (f); coche (m) correo; (Ferro) furgón (m) postal; vagón (m) correo
mail merge (n) combinación (f) de correspondencia
mail order (n) (system) venta (f) por correo; (order) pedido (m) por correo
mail room (n) sala (f) de correo; departamento (m) de registro (de entradas y salidas)
mail train (n) tren (m) correo
mail van (n) (Britain) (Aut) camioneta (f) de correos; (Ferro) furgón (m) postal; vagón (m) correo
mail [meɪl]
noun
(Mil) malla (f); cota (f) de malla
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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