whale

whale(
weyl
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (animal)
a. la ballena
(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).
(F)
The blue whale is the largest animal on the planet.La ballena azul es el animal más grande del planeta.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (to hunt whales)
a. dedicarse a la caza de la ballena
Kaito came from a long tradition of families who had always whaled for a living.Kaito venía de una larga tradición de familias que se habían dedicado de siempre a la caza de la ballena.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to beat)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. zurrar
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
He was determined he would never whale his kids like his father had done to him.Estaba decidido a no zurrar jamás a sus hijos como su padre le había zurrado a él.
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whale
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la ballena
(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).
(F)
2. (colloquial)
a.
we had a whale of a timenos lo pasamos bomba
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whale [weɪl]
noun
whales whale ballena (f)
a whale of a difference una enorme diferencia
to have a whale of a time pasarlo bomba or regio; (S. Cone)
modifier
whale oil (n) aceite (m) de ballena
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