fibula
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Usage note
The plural of "fibula" is "fibulas" or "fibulae."
fibula(
fih
-
byuh
-
luh
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (anatomy)
a. el peroné
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He broke his fibula in the crash.Se rompió el peroné en el accidente.
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fibula [ˈfɪbjʊlə]
noun
fibulas fibulae [ˈfɪbjʊliː] peroné (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
fíbula
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fíbula(
fee
-
boo
-
lah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1.
A word or phrase that is only used by experts, professionals, or academics in a particular field (e.g. exposition).
(technical)
(anatomy)
a. fibula
El motociclista se rompió la fíbula y la tibia en el accidente y tuvo que usar una silla de ruedas muchos meses.The motorcylist broke his fibula and his tibia in the accident and had to use a wheelchair for many months.
2. (history)
a. fibula
Las fíbulas precedieron a los botones en las prendas de vestir.Fibulas preceded buttons in garments.
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