There are 4 main translations of pen in Spanish

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pen1

pluma estilográfica, n.

Pronunciation: /pɛn//pɛn/

noun

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    (fountain pen) pluma estilográfica feminine
    (fountain pen) pluma fuente feminine Latin America
    (fountain pen) estilográfica feminine
    (fountain pen) lapicera fuente feminine Southern Cone
    (fountain pen) estilógrafo masculine Colombia
    (ballpoint) bolígrafo masculine
    (ballpoint) boli masculine Spain informal
    (ballpoint) birome feminine River Plate
    (ballpoint) pluma atómica feminine Mexico
    (ballpoint) lápiz de pasta masculine Chile
    (felt tip) rotulador masculine
    he had never actually put / set pen to paper nunca se había puesto a escribir
    • pen and ink sketch boceto a plumilla
    • the pen is mightier than the sword más puede la pluma que la espada
    • Two years later, she pleaded guilty to conspiracy to defraud and was sentenced to nine months in the federal pen.
    • It matters, but you really want to go to the heavy federal pen if you want street credibility.
    • You know, they bury guys alive out at the federal pen for stuff like that.
    • "The po-lice threw me in the pen for shooting a man," he explained.

transitive verb

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    (article/letter) redactar
    (letter/article) escribir
    (verse) componer

There are 4 main translations of pen in Spanish

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pen2

redil, n.

Pronunciation: /pɛn//pɛn/

noun

Farming

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    (for sheep) redil masculine
    (for cattle) corral masculine
    • A pen of five lambs, averaging 50 kg was sold for €84.
    • Local sheep farmers this year put in a special effort putting down pens and selling their sheep in the traditional way.
    • Additionally, sheep pens should be constructed on well-drained soils to avoid water-logging.
    • Mr. Kidd also paid the second highest price E124 for a pen of ten lambs.
    • The auctioneer stepped up onto the gangway above the sheep pens, briefly registered the small crowd of burly men in padded waistcoats and tweed hats and cleared his throat.
    • Best price of the day went to the man from Lockton for a pen of hoggs at 121p/kilo.
    • If wool is so important to this country, then prize sheep should not be corralled in pens too small to allow them to turn around.
    • A record price on a pen of three ewe lambs was set at $260 per head.
    • The sheep pens are on display and all strawed up, but will remain empty for two days whilst the show goes on around.
    • Sheep are most commonly housed in bedded pens with a manure pack.
    • Indoor exhibits were carefully carried into school and the immaculately groomed sheep unloaded into pens.
    • One of the horses was rescued from a pen of horses bound for slaughter at the New Holland Sales in Pennsylvania.
    • Along with the original small red house, the farm now has two barns, a sheep pen, and several sheds.
    • Feed bunks were located within each of the free stall housing pens.
    • Here's a pen of pigs from the local diary farm.
    • The trick was to move the gate into the pen scattering the sheep and then quickly bringing the gate back to only let a couple out.
    • Then he moved on to sniff around the sheep where the lambing pen had been.
    • We've also converted pig and sheep pens into extra living space so when friends come they have their own kitchen, bathroom and bedrooms.
    • Small banked and walled enclosures are associated with some of the houses, perhaps pens for animal husbandry.
    • Markets usually took place in the main streets where traders erected their stalls or pens for animals or other livestock.
    • He was looking out his window, from which he could see the sheep pen perfectly.
    • He was helping The Boss put a pen of cattle through the scales before they were trucked out so that they could take out the ones that didn't make the contracted weight.
    • His sources range from sidewalks and commercial buildings in town to barns, machine sheds, and livestock pens on farms.
    • The large livestock pens make provision for 850 cattle while the small stock pens can keep 500 sheep and goat.
    • Depends on the draw of sheep too, if you get a good pen of sheep, makes a difference.
    • Outside was a sheep pen and a weathered orange taxi.
    • She was in charge of a pen of six monkeys, and they took one piece of apparatus each.
    • Working-class immigrants, imbued with the dream of three acres and a cow, settled for a quarter-acre suburban block and a pen of chooks.
    • In one scene she doubles for the actress when she parachutes into a pen of pigs.
    • Molly gave a glance to a pen of puppies at his feet, there were five.
    • The shepherds pound the ground with their staffs and curse the sheep as they corral them into makeshift pens.
    • Research teams were then randomly assigned to a pen of birds.
    • Designed as a giant sheep pen for agricultural shows, the room has a slanted floor for, well, better drainage.

There are 4 main translations of pen in Spanish

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pen3

cisne hembra, n.

Pronunciation: /pɛn//pɛn/

noun

Zoology

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    (female swan)
    cisne hembra masculine
    • The two swans (a pen and a cob) have since brought seven baby cygnets into the world.
    • In early May, the pen, or female swan, lays from 3-9 dull white eggs which measure 4 1/2 inches in length and weigh about 12 ounces.
    • he male mute swan, known as the cob, fiercely defends the territory that he and his mate, the pen, share.
    • The pen, or female swan, was visible on the nest, but there was no sign of her paramour.
    • There are ducks and cranes, and every few miles a cob and pen circle as only swans can in their own territory.

There are 4 main translations of pen in Spanish

: pen1pen2pen3pen4

pen4

cana, n.

Pronunciation: /pɛn//pɛn/

noun

US
slang

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    (prison)
    (masculine and feminine) cana South America slang
    talego masculine Spain slang
    tanque masculine Mexico slang
    in the pen (in jail) a la sombra informal