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Sloth in Spanish

Sloth in Spanish

How do you say ‘sloth in Spanish’?. Sloths are a species of slow placental mammals from Central America and northern South America, including parts of Brazil and Peru. It is an animal with solitary characteristics, it is nocturnal, arboreal, lethargic and lives in the treetops. Most of their lives are spent sleeping and hiding from predators, they lead a solitary life and travel from tree to tree using the treetops. There are two main species of sloths, those with two claws and those with three claws on their front legs, their heads are round, sad eyes, small ears, and stubby tails.

Sloth in Spanish

How to translate sloth in Spanish?

sloth (masc.) – perezoso (noun)(animal)

sloth (fem.) – perezosa (noun) (animal)

Conversation:

Luisa: Vimos un peresozo en el zoo | We saw a sloth at the zoo
Marcos: Me han dicho que los perezosos siempre cuelgan de los árboles. | I am told that sloths always hang from trees.

Spanish

Los perezosos son muy lentos
Vimos a un perezoso colgando del árbol
Los perezosos siempre andan escondidos
Este perezoso tiene sólo dos garras
Los perezosos duermen mucho
Ese perezoso tiene tres garras
Los perezosos siempre están durmiendo
Los perezosos mastican hojas

English

Sloths are very slow
We saw a sloth hanging from the tree
Sloths are always hiding
This sloth has only two claws
Sloths sleep a lot
That sloth has three claws
The sloths are always sleeping
Sloths chew leaves

Another meaning of the word ‘perezoso’ in Spanish:

A ‘perezoso’ person is one who has very little disposition to do things and requires effort or constitutes an obligation, especially when working. Lazy is an adjective that implies or denotes laziness.

laziness, sloth, sluggishness – pereza

lazy (masc.) – perozoso (adj.)

lazy (fem.) – perozosa (adj.)

Conversation:

Luisa: Marcos, últimamente estás muy perezoso | Marcos, you’ve been very lazy lately
Marcos: Sí, estoy un poco cansado | Yes i’m a little tired

Spanish

Ella es perezosa
Ustedes son muy perezosos
Yo soy un poco perezosa
Ellos son perezosos
Tú tienes mucha pereza
¿Por qué eres tan perezoso?
No te gusta trabajar, eres muy perezoso

English

She is lazy
You are very lazy
I’m a little lazy
They are lazy
You are very lazy
Why are you so lazy?
You don’t like to work, you are very lazy

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