young lady

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young lady(
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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. (young woman)
a. la jovencita
(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).
Do you know the young lady over there? She's waving at you.¿Conoces a la jovencita que está ahí? Te está saludando.
b. la señorita
(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 young lady on the news said that the wildfire is growing.La señorita en las noticias dijo que el fuego incontrolado está creciendo.
2. (refined young woman)
a. la señorita
(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).
All the young ladies wore their finest dresses to the gala.Todas las señoritas llevaron sus vestidos más elegantes a la gala.
b. la damita
(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).
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Your friends are such hoodlums! You should be spending time with young ladies.¡Tus amigas son unas matonas! Deberías pasar más tiempo con damitas.
3. (used to speak angrily to a girl)
a. la jovencita
(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).
Go to your room right now, young lady.Vete a tu habitación ahora mismo, jovencita.
4.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(girlfriend)
a. la novia
(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).
Do you have a young lady at home?¿Tienes una novia en casa?
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