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fig
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fig(
fihg
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (fruit)
a. el higo
(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).
Figs are a delicacy at this restaurant.Los higos son un manjar en este restaurante.
Me comí unas tostadas con jalea de higos esta mañana.I had some toast with fig jam this morning.
b. la breva
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(early fig)
Did you pick the figs yet?¿Ya recogiste los higos?
2. (botany)
a. la higuera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I have two enormous figs at home.Tengo dos higueras enormes en casa.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(a negligible amount)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I don't give a fig if you don't like me.Me importa un pepino si no te caigo bien.
Your opinion isn't worth a fig.Tu opinión no vale nada.
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fig [fɪɡ]
noun
1 (Bot) higo (m); (early) breva (f);(also fig tree) higuera (f)
2
I don't give a fig for JB! ¡me importa un comino JB!
modifier
fig leaf (n) hoja (f) de higuera; (Art) hoja (f) de parra
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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fig.
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An abbreviation is the shortened form of a word or group of words (e.g. "UFO" = "unidentified flying object"; "p." = "page").
abbreviation
1. (figure)
a. fig.
En la fig. 8 se puede ver la curva de Gauss correspondiente a los datos obtenidos.Fig. 8 shows the Gauss curve corresponding to the data obtained.
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