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mal de ojo



Definitions

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mal de ojo
     1. n. evil eye (curse done by a malevolent gaze)
Analysis
mal
     1. adj. (before the noun) apocopic form of malo bad, evil
     2. adv. badly, poorly
     3. n. evil, harm, a bad thing or situation
de
     1. prep. of; 's (but used after the thing owned and before the owner)
     2. prep. of, ’s (but used after the thing owned and before the owner)
     3. prep. from
           Constitución española de 1812 — “Spanish constitution of 1812”
     4. prep. used to construct compound nouns (with attributive nouns)
ojo
     1. n. eye
     2. interj. ¡ojo!
     3. interj. look! watch out!

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