caña = cane feminine noun

caña

feminine noun

English Translation of CAÑA

1
: cane caña de azúcar sugarcane
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

Related to CAÑA

Synonyms: tallo, tronco
Sometimes Confused With: cana

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