embarazado

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /embaɾaˈθado/, [ẽm.ba.ɾaˈθa.ð̞o]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /embaɾaˈsado/, [ẽm.ba.ɾaˈsa.ð̞o]

AdjectiveEdit

embarazado (feminine embarazada, masculine plural embarazados, feminine plural embarazadas)

  1. (usually in the feminine form) pregnant
    Synonyms: encinto, preñado
    El caballito de mar macho es el único animal que queda embarazado.
    The seahorse is the only male animal that gets pregnant.
    • Parece ser que la increíble trama de la película “Junior” (1994), donde Arnold Schwarzenegger protagoniza, por amor, a un hombre embarazado, es también increíblemente, una realidad.
      It seems that the unbelievable plot of the movie "Junior" (1994), in which Arnold Schwarzenegger stars, for the love of God, as a pregnant man, is actually a real thing that happened.

Usage notesEdit

For obvious reasons, this adjective is far more commonly found in the feminine form embarazada. However, by convention, Spanish dictionaries give the masculine form of adjectives as the base form, hence it appears as such in this dictionary.

VerbEdit

embarazado m (feminine singular embarazada, masculine plural embarazados, feminine plural embarazadas)

  1. Masculine singular past participle of embarazar.
    Javier ha embarazado a María
    Javier has impregnated María.
    Ningún miembro de la familia está embarazado
    No member of the family is pregnant.

Usage notesEdit