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  1. ComoUnCocodrilo New Member

    English-USA
    Qué significa esta frase en la oración, "Las civilizaciones se caracterizan por el uso de la coa, o palo plantador." He buscado por el internet, pero tal vez mi profesor se haya equivocado?
     
  2. Metztli

    Metztli Senior Member

    The Purgatory
    Mexico Spanish / English
    Hola ComoUnCocodrilo!

    La coa es un palo delgado que usan los agricultores, sobre todo los que cultivan maíz, para hacer un hoyo profundo en la tierra.

    Espero haberte ayudado! :)
     
  3. labrapalabras Senior Member

    Currently in Mexico, DF
    Mexico, Spanish
    ¿Cómo traducirían al inglés esta palabra, "coa"? Could it be something like "sowing stick"?
     
  4. Fenoxielo Junior Member

    United States
    United States - English
    My dictionary defines it as "long-handled narrow spade" or "pointed stick for sowing seed" so it doesn't seem there is a one-word translation in English.
     
  5. labrapalabras Senior Member

    Currently in Mexico, DF
    Mexico, Spanish
    I like "pointed stick for sowing seed", though! Thanks, Fenoxielo!
     
  6. Lo from Mexico Junior Member

    Mexico city
    Mexico spanish
    I found sowing stick in modern specialized pages and dibbling stick in reference to a book about ancient civilizations. Greetings!
     

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