stain
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stain(
steyn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (mark)
a. la mancha
(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).
Dish soap can help remove oil stains from your clothes.El lavavajillas ayuda en quitar machas de aceite de la ropa.
2. (dye)
a. el tinte
(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 looking for a wood stain in light oak to stain the dining room floor.Busco un tinte de madera de color roble claro para teñir el piso del comedor.
b. la tintura
(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).
Habían usado una tintura de almagre en el enlucido de las paredes exteriores.They had used a red ocher stain in the rendering of the exterior walls.
3. (dishonor)
a. la mancha
(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).
He was honorably discharged from the army without a stain on his character.Dejóel ejército con honores, con una reputación sin mancha.
b. la mácula
(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).
Your actions will be a stain on the family name.Tus accioees quedarán como una mácula en el nombre de la familia.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to mark)
a. manchar
His clothes were stained with blood.Su ropa estaba manchada de sangre.
5. (to dye)
a. teñir
The doors can be stained any color you want.Puedes teñir las puertas del color que quieras.
b. pintar
I bought a chair from a second-hand furniture store and I'm going to stain it.Compré una silla en una tienda de muebles de segunda mano y la voy a pintar.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
6. (to leave a mark)
a. manchar
Careful with that turmeric. If you get it on your clothes, it will stain.Cuidado con la cúrcuma. Si te cae en la ropa, la va a manchar.
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stain
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (mark)
a. la mancha
(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. (dye)
a. el tinte
(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).
stain removerquitamanchas m inv
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (mark)
a. manchar
4. (dye)
a. teñir
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stain [steɪn]
noun
1 (mark) mancha (f); (dye) tinte (m); tintura (f); (paint) pintura (f)
2 mancha (f)
without a stain on one's character sin una sola mancha en la reputación
transitive verb
(mark) manchar; (dye) teñir; colorar; (paint) pintar;
intransitive verb
manchar
modifier
stain remover (n) quitamanchas (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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