el empeine
-the instep
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empeine

empeine(
ehm
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pey
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neh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (part of the foot)
a. instep
Rodrigo se lastimó el empeine del pie derecho jugando fútbol.Rodrigo hurt the instep of his right foot playing soccer.
2. (upper part of shoe)
a. instep
Creo que el empeine de estos zapatos está demasiado apretado.I think that the instep of these shoes is too tight.
3. (anatomy)
a. groin
A la gimnasta le dio un dolor en el empeine y en la cadera después de hacer su salto.The gymnast got pain in her groin and hip after doing her jump.
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empeine
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (de pie, zapato)
a. instep
empeine
1 [de pie, zapato] instep
2 (vientre) groin
3 empeines (Med) impetigo
singular
; (s)
4 (Botánica) cotton flower
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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