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"Buckle" is a noun which is often translated as "la hebilla", and "brooch" is a noun which is often translated as "el broche". Learn more about the difference between "buckle" and "brooch" below.
buckle(
buh
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kuhl
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (fastener)
a. la hebilla
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The buckle on my shoe broke, so I just decided to go barefoot.Se me rompió la hebilla del zapato, así que decidí ir descalzo.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to fasten)
a. abrochar
He gave himself a serious look in the mirror, buckled his belt, and said to himself, "You're a rock star."Se miró seriamente en el espejo, abrochó su cinturón y se dijo, "Eres una estrella".
3. (to deform)
a. combar
The dragon buckled the knight's sword with its vicious claws.El dragón combó la espada del caballero con sus garras despiadadas.
b. torcer
The weight of all the people in the wagon buckled one of the wheels.El peso de todas las personas que iban en el carro torció una de las ruedas.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (to bend)
a. combarse
The crowbar buckled easily in the hands of the giant.La palanca se combó fácilmente en las manos del gigante.
b. torcerse
The wheels of the duchess's carriage buckled, and it went careening into a ditch.Las ruedas del carruaje de la duquesa se torcieron, y el vehículo salió disparado a una cuneta.
5. (to collapse)
a. doblarse
When she heard the terrible news, her knees buckled underneath her.Cuando oyó la terrible noticia, se le doblaron las rodillas.
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brooch
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (jewelry)
a. el broche
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Sheila wore a delicate silver brooch in the shape of a bird.Sheila llevaba un delicado broche de plata con la forma de un pájaro.
b. el prendedor
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My husband gave me a gold brooch and matching ring.Mi marido me regaló un juego de anillo y prendedor de oro.
c. la fíbula
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(historical piece)
Archeologists found a gold brooch in the tomb.Los arqueólogos encontraron una fíbula de oro en la tumba.
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