espejo
espejo(
ehs
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peh
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hoh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (glass reflecting surface)
a. mirror
Me vi en el espejo, pero no me reconocí con mi nuevo corte de cabello.I saw myself in the mirror, but I didn't recognize myself with my new haircut.
2. (representation)
a. reflection
El artista dice que su obra es un espejo de las creencias de la juventud de hoy.The artist says that his work is a reflection of the beliefs of today's youth.
b. mirror
Las novelas de Jane Austen son espejo de la sociedad georgiana.Jane Austen's novels are a mirror of Georgian society.
3. (paragon)
a. model
El protagonista del libro se proclama el espejo de la caballería moderna.The protagonist of the novel proclaims himself to be the model of modern chivalry.
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espejo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. mirror
mirarse al o en el espejoto look at oneself in the mirror
como un espejospotless
espejo lateralwing mirror
espejo retrovisorrear-view mirror
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espejo
1 (para mirarse) mirror
mirarse al espejo to look at o.s. in the mirror
espejo de cortesía
espejo de cuerpo entero full-length mirror
espejo retrovisor rear-view mirror
2 (reflejo) mirror; reflection
un espejo de caballerosidad a model of chivalry; la cara es el espejo del alma the eyes are the windows of the soul
3 (Zoología) white patch
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