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labio
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labio(
lah
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byoh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (part of mouth)
a. lip
Hoy tuve una pelea. Ahora tengo un labio hinchado y un ojo morado.I got into a fight today. Now I have a swollen lip and a black eye.
2. (female genitalia)
a. labium
Hay varias pápulas de color amarillento en el labio mayor.Several yellowish papules are located on the labium majus.
3. (brim)
a. edge
Con la excepción de un poco de daño al labio, esta urna griega está en una condición muy buena.With the exception of a bit of damage to the edge, this Grecian urn is in very good condition.
b. rim
Es difícil evitar dejar marcas en el labio de los vasos cuando tienes puesto lápiz labial.It's hard to avoid leaving marks on the rims of glasses when you're wearing lipstick.
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labio
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (de boca)
a. lip
2. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
no despegar los labiosnot to utter a word
labio leporinoharelip
leer los labiosto lip-read
leer los labios a alguiento read somebody's lips
morderse los labiosto bite one's tongue
3. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
estar pendiente de los labios de alguiento hang on somebody's every word
4. (borde)
a. edge
5. (de vulva)
a. labium
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labio
(Anatomía) lip; [de vasija] edge; rim; lip;labios lips; mouth
singular
; (s)
lamerse los labios to lick one's lips; leer los labios to lip-read
de labios para afuera
es muy valiente de labios para afuera he comes over brave enough; he seems brave on the face of it
no descoser los labios to keep one's mouth shut
no morderse los labios to be very outspoken; pull no punches
sin despegar los labios without uttering a word
labio inferior lower lip
labios mayores labia majora
Por "mutilaciones sexuales femeninas" se extiende la extirpación parcial o total de los genitales externos femeninos (clítoris y/o [labios menores] y/o [mayores).]
labio leporino harelip; cleft lip
labios menores labia minora
labio superior upper lip
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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