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pierna

leg

noun

pierna
feminine noun
1. leg
  • cruzar las piernas -> to cross one's legs
  • dormir a pierna suelta -> to sleep like a log
  • estirar las piernas -> to stretch one's legs
  • salir por piernas (informal) -> to go haring off, to take to one's heels
  • pierna de cordero -> gigot, leg of lamb (plato)
  • pierna ortopédica -> artificial leg

pierna [pe-err’-nah]
noun
1. The leg. (f)
2. Leg of butcher’s meat or of fowls. (f)
3. Down stroke of letters. (f)
4. Check of a printing-press. (f)
5. (Cono Sur) Player. (f)
  • En piernas, bare-legged. A pierna suelt -> or a pierna tendida, at one’s ease; without care; soundly
  • Estirar las piernas -> to take a walk, to stretch one’s legs
  • Cortar las piernas -> to render a thing impossible

pierna
1 (Anatomía) leg
en piernas bare-legged; estirar las piernas to stretch one's legs; mañana iremos hasta el pueblo para hacer piernas we'll walk into the village tomorrow to get some exercise o for the exercise
dormir a pierna suelta o tendida to sleep like a log (familiar)
salir por piernas to take one's heels; leg it (familiar)
2 (muslo de animal) leg
pierna de cordero leg of lamb
pierna de pollo
3 [de letra] stroke; (con pluma) downstroke
4 (S. Cone) player

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