What Does Essay Mean Spanish

WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2018:

Principal Translations
essaynnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (composition)ensayo nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso").
  redacción nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla").
  disertación nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla").
 The student had an essay on Shakespeare due on Wednesday.
 El estudiante debía entregar un ensayo sobre Shakespeare el miércoles.
 
Additional Translations
essaynnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. formal (attempt)intento nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso").
  tentativa nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla").
 He made an essay at painting the sunset.
 Hizo un intento de pintar la puesta del sol.
essay [sth]vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (try)intentar⇒vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
 It is a climb that even the hardiest are reluctant to essay.
 Es una escalada que ni los más fuertes están dispuestos a intentar.

WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2018:

Compound Forms:
photo essaynnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. abbr (reportage through a series of photographs)reportaje fotográfico nm + adj

For the papal vestment, see Papal fanon.

Órale is a common Spanishinterjection in Mexican Spanish slang.[1] It is also commonly used in the United States as an exclamation expressing approval or encouragement. The term has varying connotations, including an affirmation that something is impressive, an agreement with a statement (akin to "ok") or distress. The word's origin is a shortening of “ahora”, meaning “now”, with the added suffix “-le”, which is a grammatical expletive – a word part that occupies a position without adding to the sense,[2] e.g. “ándale” and “épale”.

In media and pop culture[edit]

  • As a greeting, the word is used by Cheech Marin in his 1987 film Born in East L.A. in the phrase "Órale vato, ¡wassápenin!", meaning "All right man, what's happening?", a popular phrase used by Mexican Americans who have taken the gitano word vato from northern Mexicoslang to mean "man".
  • The phrase was popularized in professional wrestling (as a de facto catch-phrase) by Konnan and later Eddie Guerrero.
  • Óoorale! is the name of a popular Mexican gossip magazine, known for its pornographic content and forged photographs.[3]
  • Beck's 1996 album Odelay uses a phonetic English rendering of "órale" as its title.
  • Stand-up comedian Gabriel Iglesias uses the term frequently, referencing his Mexican heritage.
  • The term is used often in the 1992 film American Me.
  • The term is used in the 1998 video game Grim Fandango.
  • The term is used in the 2013 video game Guacamelee!.
  • Órale is the name of the Grammy-nominated 7th album by Mariachi Divas de Cindy Shea.
  • In George Lopez's eponymous ABC sitcom which originally aired from 2002 to 2007, his titular character shouts "Órale!'"' in many situations.
  • In the FX original series Sons of Anarchy, "órale" is frequently said by the Byz Lats during conversation.

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