There are 2 translations of pen in Spanish:

pen1

Pronunciation: /pen/

n (fountain pen)

  • 3 [Zoology/Zoología] (female swan) cisne (masculine) hembra
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    • Along with the original small red house, the farm now has two barns, a sheep pen, and several sheds.
    • The sheep pens are on display and all strawed up, but will remain empty for two days whilst the show goes on around.
    • Then he moved on to sniff around the sheep where the lambing pen had been.
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    • Research teams were then randomly assigned to a pen of birds.
    • He was helping The Boss put a pen of cattle through the scales before they were trucked out so that they could take out the ones that didn't make the contracted weight.
    • Best price of the day went to the man from Lockton for a pen of hoggs at 121p/kilo.
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    • The pen, or female swan, was visible on the nest, but there was no sign of her paramour.
    • The two swans (a pen and a cob) have since brought seven baby cygnets into the world.
    • There are ducks and cranes, and every few miles a cob and pen circle as only swans can in their own territory.

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Word of the day amnistiar
vt
to grant an amnesty to …
Cultural fact of the day

Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.

There are 2 translations of pen in Spanish:

pen2

vt (-nn-)

  • [letter/article] redactar, escribir*; [verse] componer*
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    • He has a penchant for writing and has penned a few hundred poems.
    • And you dare not write off people who pen moaning letters to parish newsletters or local papers as cantankerous curmudgeons.
    • But as any screenplay handbook will tell you, writing for motion pictures is not about penning lines of dialogue; it is about fashioning a narrative and constructing an event.

Phrasal verbs

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verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
[animals] encerrar*, cercar* they found themselves penned in by the enemy se vieron cercados or acorralados por el enemigo

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Word of the day amnistiar
vt
to grant an amnesty to …
Cultural fact of the day

Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.