zarigüeya
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zarigüeya(
sah
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ree
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gweh
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yah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (animal)
a. opossum
El periodo de gestación de la zarigüeya es de 12 a 14 días.The gestation period of the opossum lasts from 12 to 14 days.
b. possum
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Vi a una zarigüeya comiendo nuestra basura.I saw a possum eating our garbage.
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