alhajas

alhajas(
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A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
1. (rings, necklaces, earings, etc.)
a. jewelry
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El marido de Ángeles le regaló unas alhajas preciosas por su primer aniversario de boda.Angeles' husband gave her some beautiful jewelry for their first wedding anniversary.
b. jewellery (United Kingdom)
La modelo ha lanzado su propia línea de alhajas de fantasía que está teniendo mucho éxito.The model has launched her own costume-jewellery line which is proving very successful.
alhaja
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
2. (piece of jewelry)
a. jewel
En el cofre del tesoro había alhajas y monedas de oro.Inside the treasure chest there were jewels and gold coins.
b. gem
Las alhajas que llevaba la reina eran de un valor incalculable.The gems that the queen was wearing were priceless.
3. (valuable object)
a. precious object
El museo recibió nuevas pinturas y alhajas.The museum received new paintings and precious objects.
b. treasure
La alhaja que se llevaron valía un millón de pesos.The treasure that was stolen was worth a million pesos.
4. (valuable person)
a. gem
El catedrático Musso es una alhaja. Es un honor tener a un profesor tan prestigioso en nuestra facultad.Professor Musso is a gem. It's an honor to have such a prestigious professor in our faculty.
b. treasure
¡La prometida de mi hijo es una alhaja! Me alegra muchísimo que se vayan a casar.My son's fiancée is a treasure! I'm really happy they're getting married.
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alhaja
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (joya)
a. jewel
2. (objeto de valor)
a. treasure
3. (persona)
a. gem
4. (irónico)
a.
¡menuda alhaja!he's a right one!
alhaja
1 (joya) jewel; gem; (objeto precioso) precious object; treasure; (mueble) fine piece (of furniture)
2 (persona) treasure; gem
¡buena alhaja! she's a fine one!
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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