diestra
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diestra(
dyehs
-
trah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (anatomy)
a. right hand
Aunque Pablo es zurdo, puede escribir muy bien con la diestra.Even though Pablo is left handed, he can write pretty well with his right hand.
2. (right side)
a. right
Mueve la mesa un poco más a tu diestra.Move the table a bit more to your right.
b. right-hand side
Los contrabajos se encuentran a la diestra de la orquesta.The double basses are on the right-hand side of the orchestra.
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diestra
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. right hand
a la diestraon the right o right-hand side
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diestra
right hand
siéntate a mi diestra sit on my right
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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a diestra y siniestra
left and right
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