Translation of ass in Spanish:

ass

Pronunciation: /æs/

n

  • 1 1.1 (donkey) [literary/literario] asno (m), jumento (m) [literary/literario]
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    • Need I remind you gentlemen, that an ass is a donkey.
    • Then be called ten times a donkey, and a mule, and an ass, and begone, or I'll clear the world of thee!
    • But did Avraham sell Sara to an imperial Pharaoh in exchange for sheep, cattle, donkeys, servants, maids, asses, and camels?!
    1.2 (idiot) [colloquial/familiar] imbécil (mf), idiota (mf) you silly ass! ¡zopenco! [colloquial/familiar], ¡burro! [colloquial/familiar] he made an ass of himself quedó como un imbécil or idiota, quedó en ridículo
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    • The silly ass asked the electors: ‘Who governs Britain?’
    • They are seen for the foolish bunch of asses that they are.
    • The fact might well be forgotten, but there are stupid asses who will not let us forget it.

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Most first names in Spanish-speaking countries are those of saints. A person's santo, (also known as onomástico in Latin America and onomástica in Spain) is the saint's day of the saint that they are named for. Children were once usually named for the saint whose day they were born on, but this is less common now.