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Piedras means rocks in spanish?

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Piedras means rocks in spanish? A lot of Mexican-Americans think Piedras means rocks, are they wrong?

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updated NOV 23, 2012
posted by mestizo7
La Poetisa has a good point...this is easily found in the dictionary. - --Mariana--, JUL 10, 2010

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The lovely dictionary of SpanishDict-

piedra stone (noun)

piedra feminine noun - stone (material, roca)

  • una casa/un muro de piedra -> a stone house/wall

  • poner la primera piedra -> to lay the foundation stone; (inaugurar) to lay the foundations (figurative)

  • dejar a alguien de piedra -> to stun somebody

  • no dejar piedra sobre piedra -> to leave no stone standing

  • menos da una piedra (informal) -> it's better than nothing

  • quedarse de piedra -> to be thunderstruck

  • tirar la piedra y esconder la mano (figurative) -> to play the innocent

  • piedra angular (también figurative) -> cornerstone

  • piedra pómez/preciosa -> pumice/precious stone

  • flint (de mechero)

  • stone (en vejiga, riñón, vesícula)

  • una piedra en la vesícula -> a gallstone

updated NOV 23, 2012
edited by NikkiLR
posted by NikkiLR
So Tres Piedras is Three Rocks? - SamuelHurd, NOV 23, 2012
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It means rocks or stones.

The Mexicans are right wink

updated JUL 10, 2010
posted by --Mariana--
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