Translation of swine in Spanish:


cerdo, n.

Pronunciation /swaɪn/ /swʌɪn/

Definition of cerdo in Spanish

nounplural swine

  • 1

    (pig, hog)
    cerdo masculine
    • His team did DNA studies that gave more evidence for the idea that prehumans acquired these tapeworms before cattle and swine were domesticated.
    • Because of changes in the pork industry, which have occurred over the years, the prevalence of infection in swine and humans has declined dramatically in the U. S.
    • The virus explosively increased among domesticated swine.
    • Systematic surveillance for influenza is currently limited to humans, chickens, swine and horses.
    • The fungus is especially dangerous if it gets into corn fed to horses or swine.
    • Taeniid tapeworms have a global economic impact because of the production losses in domestic stock, including cattle and swine.
    • The same virus has been detected in humans and swine.
    • Spray-dried plasma protein from swine or cattle blood is equally effective and has been a major contribution to the success of early weaning programs.
    • I and found to my amazement that it was the pail holding the innards left over from the swine.
    • For your brave action, I bestow on you the honor of skinning the swine.
    • The only way to get the large swine into the boat without capsizing the craft was to build a makeshift floating ramp on the spot.
    • The swine developed blistering which looked like foot and mouth disease which causes great concern to livestock people and even more to regulatory people.
    • The total cost is not known - this was due to the slaughtering of over 15,000 animals including cattle, sheep, goats and swine.
    • The paper only addressed the occurrence of bird flu in pigs in 2003, and made no mention of his remark last week that it had re-emerged in swine this year too.
    • A disease was introduced from unknown origins into the swine in California.
    • Napah Virus, a severe respiratory disease that Malaysian farmers caught from their swine, originated in bats.
    • An increased number of game animals, from red deer to wild swine, and trophy animals, such a wolves and bears, have been killed.
    • All swine within a three-mile radius of known infected animals have been killed.
  • (plural swines)
  • 2informal

    (contemptible person)
    canalla masculine, feminine
    cerdo masculine informal
    cerda feminine informal
    cabrón masculine Spain informal
    cabrona feminine Spain informal
    • These arrogant swine actually think it is their RIGHT to decide what the public will be allowed to know!
    • Well, they can all give me money, but no one does, the tight swine.
    • All the same, it does feel very nice when one comes across a great artist who is not an utter swine politically.
    • They're just saying you're a low swine who'd rather play word games than keep your word.
    • The few times I did get stuff to do which involved first-hand journalism, the swines I needed to talk to either didn't want to talk or weren't there at all.
    • Then the cheeky swines said that it should be in London.
    • It's disgusting what these swines did to her - she could have been killed.
    • This leaves me, two businessmen who have suddenly started to drink up, the swines, and her in this corner.
    • You'd have to be a real swine to have kept him a secret.
    • But he is living proof that you don't need to be a swine to get on,’ he said.
    • Between 11 pm last night and 8am this morning the heartless swine crept into our front garden and took it.
    • Yet the swine who broke into and ransacked her home had not a moment's concern for her age or her condition.
    • Just some advice from me because I like you, you swine.
    • We will take what you exploited from others, you capitalist swine!
    • Those words - her own excuse - should have reassured her, should have secured her faith that he was not an honourless swine, but they didn't.
    • Taking her brother's arm, she said a silent prayer that this pirate would not die at the hands of that swine.
    • You will pay for your offense, miserable swine!
    • I told you, I will not have you married to that swine.
    • I was so disgusted with myself that day, I felt like a swine.
    • So you think you will just lie low and say nothing, do you, you leprous swine?
    • Its string of bitsy and complicated mosaics makes it a swine to maintain rhythmic cohesion.
    • You are no doubt aware that grass is a swine to get out of cloth.
    • The initial ascent is deceptively steep: to be completely honest, it is a swine to climb.
    • WiFi can be a swine to set up and won't necessarily work around large home.
  • (plural swines)
  • 3British informal

    (sth difficult, unpleasant)
    that question was a swine esa pregunta fue dificilísima
    • these screws are swines to get in cuesta un triunfo meter estos malditos / condenados tornillos