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lana

lana(
lah
-
nah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (material)
a. wool
Tengo un suéter de lana, pero me hace picar demasiado.I have a wool sweater, but it makes me too itchy.
b. fleece
Creo que este abrigo de lana te mantendrá caliente durante el invierno.I think this fleece coat will keep you warm during the winter.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(money) (Andes)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. dough
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¿Me puedes prestar algo de lana hasta la próxima semana?Can you lend me some dough until next week?
b. bread
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
El mes pasado tenía la lana justa para pagar la renta.I barely had the bread to pay rent last month.
c. cash
No podemos comprar ese coche deportivo. No tenemos esa lana.We can't afford that sports car. We don't have that kind of cash.
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lana
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. wool
de lanawoolen
2. (prov)
a.
ir a por lana y volver trasquiladoto be hoist with one's own petard
lana de vidrioglass fiber
3. (colloquial)
a. dosh, dough
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lana
1 (gen) wool; (vellón) fleece; (tela) woollen cloth; woolen cloth; (EEUU) (para labores) knitting wool
de lana hecho de lana wool; woollen; woolen; (EEUU)
ir por lana y volver trasquilado to get more than one bargained for
lana de acero steel wool
lana para labores knitting wool
lana virgen pure new wool
2 lanas long hair
singular
; (s)
locks
3 (And) (México) (dinero) money; dough (familiar)
4 (And) (México) (mentira) lie
5 (Centroamérica) (estafador) swindler
lana
(Centroamérica)
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