unto
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unto(
uhn
-
tu
)
A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
1.
A word or phrase that is no longer used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another era (e.g. thou).
(archaic)
(to)
a. a
Pray unto God for mercy.Reza a Dios para que tenga clemencia.
b. hacia
They fled their country and set forth unto Israel.Huyeron de su país y se pusieron en camino hacia Israel.
2.
A word or phrase that is no longer used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another era (e.g. thou).
(archaic)
(until)
a. hasta
They swore to be faithful to each other unto death.Se juraron fidelidad hasta la muerte.
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unto
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unto(
oon
-
toh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (lotion)
a. ointment
Los untos elaborados por el chamán hacían cicatrizar las heridas muy rápido.The shaman's ointments helped the wounds scar over quickly.
2. (oily substance)
a. animal fat
Las focas tienen una capa de unto muy gruesa.Seals have a very thick layer of animal fat.
b. grease
Como vegetariana, no como ningún alimento que tenga unto animal.As a vegetarian, I do not eat any food that contains animal grease.
3. (corrupt money)
a. bribe
El unto que recibieron los policías para no llevar a la cárcel al delincuente fue muy significativo.The bribe the policemen received to not take the delinquent to jail was significant.
b. pay-off
El hecho de que una autoridad acepte un unto es un delito.An authority figure accepting a pay-off is a crime.
4. (blacking)
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
a. shoe polish
Luis le pone unto a sus zapatos de cuero para que brillen más.Luis puts shoe polish on his leather shoes so that they shine more.
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unto
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (grasa)
a. grease
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unto
1 (ungüento) ointment
2 (grasa) grease; animal fat
3 (S. Cone) (betún) shoe polish
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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