There are 3 translations of burro in English:

burro1

(-rra)

adj

  • 2 (Colombia) [argot/slang] (marihuanero) son muy burros they're real dope fiends [familiar/colloquial]

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Did you know that bable (or asturiano) is a variety of Castilian spoken in Asturias? It went into decline when the kingdom of Castile achieved political dominance and imposed Castilian on what became Spain. By the twentieth century it was confined to rural areas. With the revival of Spanish regional languages

There are 3 translations of burro in English:

burro2

(-rra)

m,f

  • 1 [Zoología/Zoology] 1.1 (asno) (masculino) donkey; (femenino) female donkey, jenny me tienen de burro de carga I'm just a dogsbody o drudge around here, I get landed o (inglés británico/British English) lumbered with all the donkey work el burro delante (para que no se espante) [frase hecha/set phrase]expression used to correct children's incorrect word order apearse or bajarse del burro to back down brincar al burro (México/Mexico) to play leapfrog no ver tres en un burro [familiar/colloquial] to be as blind as a bat [familiar/colloquial] trabajar como un burro to work like a dog o/or horse ver burros negros (Chile) [familiar/colloquial] to be in agony, see stars [familiar/colloquial] burro grande, ande o no ande never mind the quality, feel the width [familiar, humorístico/colloquial, humorous] después del burro muerto la cebada al rabo there's no point locking the stable door after the horse has bolted quien nace para burro, muere rebuznando a leopard never changes its spots 1.2 (Cono Sur/Southern Cone) [familiar/colloquial], (caballo de carrera) racehorse perdió todo en los burros he lost everything on the horses

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Word of the day tuna
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prickly pear …
Cultural fact of the day

Did you know that bable (or asturiano) is a variety of Castilian spoken in Asturias? It went into decline when the kingdom of Castile achieved political dominance and imposed Castilian on what became Spain. By the twentieth century it was confined to rural areas. With the revival of Spanish regional languages

There are 3 translations of burro in English:

burro3

m

  • 4 (Chile) (de cerveza) small, squat stein (inglés norteamericano/American English) o/or (inglés británico/British English) tankard ver tb burro2

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Word of the day tuna
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Cultural fact of the day

Did you know that bable (or asturiano) is a variety of Castilian spoken in Asturias? It went into decline when the kingdom of Castile achieved political dominance and imposed Castilian on what became Spain. By the twentieth century it was confined to rural areas. With the revival of Spanish regional languages