China


China
f.
1 small stone, pebble (piedra).
le tocó la china (informal) he drew the short straw
2 deal (informal) (droga).
3 Indian woman. (Latin American Spanish)
4 maid (criada). (Argentinian Spanish, Chilean Spanish)
5 china.
6 Chinese woman.
7 ironstone.
8 slingshot, Y-shaped slingshot.
pres.indicat.
3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) present indicative of spanish verb: chinar.
imperat.
2nd person singular (tú) Imperative of Spanish verb: chinar.
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China
nombre femenino
1 China
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noun f.
China
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SF China
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femenino: tb

la China — China

acá y en la China — (fam)

eso es así acá y en la China — that's the way things work, not just here but all over the world

ni aquí or acá ni en la China — (fam) neither here nor anywhere

* * *
= China.
Ex. There are Irish criminals, they are not all in Ireland; there are Chinese criminals; they are not all in China.
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* chinas = shingle.
* col de China = Chinese cabbage.
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femenino: tb

la China — China

acá y en la China — (fam)

eso es así acá y en la China — that's the way things work, not just here but all over the world

ni aquí or acá ni en la China — (fam) neither here nor anywhere

* * *
= China.

Ex: There are Irish criminals, they are not all in Ireland; there are Chinese criminals; they are not all in China.

* chinas = shingle.
* col de China = Chinese cabbage.

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China
f:
tb la China China
la China Roja or comunista Red o Communist China
la China nacionalista Nationalist China
acá y en la China (fam): las cosas funcionan así acá y en la China that's the way things work, not just here but all over the world
ni aquí or acá ni en la China (fam); neither here nor anywhere
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Multiple Entries:
China    
china
China sustantivo femenino: tb
la china China

china sustantivo femenino
a) (piedra) pebble, small stone

b) (Esp) (porcelana) porcelain

china sustantivo femenino
1 (piedrecilla) pebble, small stone
2 argot (de hachís) deal
3 Geography (la) China, China
♦ Locuciones: familiar tocarle a uno la china, to get the short straw
'China' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
abuelo
- china
- loza
- muralla
- naranja
- oro
- porcelana
- tinta
- venir
- chino
- Indochina
- mundo
- parlanchín
English:
bone china
- China
- exciting
- Indian ink
- literature
- mishap
- open up
- pebble
- travel
- wok
- afield
- bone
- china
- chip
- crack
- fine
- fragile
- main
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China n
(la) China China
Comp
la China comunista Communist China;
la China nacionalista Nationalist China;
la China roja Red China
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China
f China
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china nf
1) : pebble, small stone
2) PRi : orange

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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