masculine noun
1. kidney
  • costar/valer un riñón (figurative) -> to cost/be worth a fortune
  • tener el riñón bien cubierto (informal figurative) -> to be well-heeled
  • riñones -> lower back (región lumbar)
  • riñón artificial -> kidney machine

riñón [ree-nyohn’]
1. Kidney. (m)
  • Tener cubierto el riñón -> to be rich
2. Central point of a country. (m)

1 (Anatomía) (órgano) kidney
me duelen los riñones my lower back hurts
me costó un riñón it cost me a fortune; it cost the earth
tener el riñón bien cubierto to be well off
tener riñones to have guts; be tough
riñón artificial artificial kidney
2 (centro) heart; core
en el riñón de Castilla in the very heart of Castile

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