caña = cane feminine noun

caña

feminine noun
feminine noun

English Translation of CAÑA

1
: cane
caña de azúcarsugarcane
2
: reed
3
caña de pescar : fishing rod
4
caña del timón : tiller (of a boat)

Examples of CAÑA

un techo de caña a roof of reed thatch
azúcar de caña cane sugar
ron de caña cane rum
la policía le dio caña a los manifestantes the police laid into the demonstrators (familiar)
la prensa le ha dado caña al gobierno the press has really laid into the government
le han metido caña al jefe para que nos aumente el sueldo they've been going on at my boss to give us a pay rise
tendrás que darle or meterle caña si quieres acabarlo pronto you'll have to get stuck into it if you want to finish it soon
le mete mucha caña al coche he really steps on the gas
una caña (de cerveza) a small glass of beer
¡dos cañas! two beers please
una caña de vino a tall wineglass
botas de media caña calf-length boots
estar con la caña mala to have a hangover (familiar)

Related to CAÑA

Sometimes Confused With: cana

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