There are 2 translations of pen in Spanish:

pen1

Pronunciation: /pen/

n (fountain pen)

  • 3 [Zool] (female swan) cisne (m) 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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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

pen in

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
[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 patita
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Cultural fact of the day

Today is a public holiday in Peru (Día de la Independencia)