- 1 (of or like a woman) femenino [hygiene/protection] [euphemistic/eufemístico], íntimo [euphemistic/eufemístico]More example sentences
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- A subtle feminine touch is given by using soft shades and delicate embroidery.
- The pink also gives it a more feminine and ladylike quality.
- It had a feminine girlish quality in the cut, but a bold, womanly quality in color.
- Removing the board gently, he reached down into the hollow and retrieved a bundle of papers covered edge-to-edge in a pretty, feminine hand.
- They were pretty eyes, almost feminine, he decided, and it was probably that.
- The feminine side of me wants humanistic evaluations of interesting female people in the news, written by well-bred, well educated women.
- 2 [Linguistics/Lingüística] [noun/suffix/article] femeninoMore example sentences
- To be sure, it may be the case, in a gender language, that male and female persons will be designated by nouns of masculine and feminine gender, respectively.
- English is a great language - no masculine and feminine nouns, fewer tenses to our verbs and loads of nouns.
- A college class was discussing the fact that nouns in some foreign languages are either of masculine or feminine gender.
The Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments.
- 1.1 countable/numerable (noun etc) femenino (masculine)More example sentences1.2 (gender) (in) the feminine (en) el femenino
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- A noun that is classified as feminine in one language might be masculine in another.
- Even today we refer to objects like ships in the feminine!
- After a long time, Michel fell asleep thinking about how the boat itself was named after a man, yet was always referred to in the feminine.
- The Catholic understanding of the feminine would be lost forever if the Church had a female priesthood.
- In discussing drag, we talk about challenging the audience's conception of gender, or recovering the male performer's sense of the feminine.
- Early in the film, Janice's transgressions already resonate on a specific historical level and tap into older notions regarding the feminine.