In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
masculine and feminine noun
1(superior)bossaquí el jefe soy yo — I'm the boss here
2(de una sección, un departamento)head
3(de una tribu)chief
4(de un partido, una banda)leader
5(como apelativo)buddy US informalmate British informalguv British dated informal
6jefes masculine plural
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