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gemelo
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gemelo(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (of the same ovule)
a. twin
Mi hermana gemela me viene a visitar mañana.My twin sister is coming to visit tomorrow.
b. identical twin
Marcos y Martín son mellizos; no son gemelos.Marcos and Martin are fraternal twins; they aren't identical twins.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
2. (relative)
a. twin
Los gemelos llegaron de visita de San José.The twins came to visit from San Jose.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
3. (anatomy)
a. calf muscle
Me lastimé el gemelo porque salí a correr sin calentarme primero.I injured my calf muscle, because I went out running without warming up first.
4. (clothing)
a. cuff link
Le regalé unos gemelos a mi padre para su camisa de vestir.I gave my dad some cuff links for his dress shirt.
gemelos
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
5. (object for viewing far away)
a. binoculars
Pásame los gemelos para ver mejor aquel elefante. Hand me the binoculars so I can see that elephant better.
b. opera glasses
Siempre me llevo los gemelos al teatro para poder ver las expresiones en las caras de los actores. I always bring my opera glasses to the theater so I can see the expressions on the actors' faces.
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gemelo
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
hermano gemelotwin brother, twin
ser el alma gemela de alguiento be somebody's soul mate
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (persona)
a. twin
gemelo idénticoidentical twin
gemelo monocigóticoidentical twin
3. (músculo)
a. calf muscle
4. (de camisa)
a. cufflinks
5. (prismáticos)
a. binoculars
6. (para teatro)
a. opera glasses
unos gemelosa pair of binoculars/opera glasses
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gemeloa gemela
adjective
(hermano) (identical) twin
torres gemelas twin towers
atentado contra las Torres Gemelas, en el centro de Manhattan
buque gemelo sister ship; es mi alma gemela we're two of a kind
(hermano) (identical) twin
dónde están los gemelos/las gemelas??
1 (músculo) calf muscle
2 [de camisa] cufflink
3 (Náutica) sister ship
4 gemelos (prismáticos) binoculars
gemelos de campo field glasses
gemelos de teatro opera glasses
5 Gemelos [del zodíaco] Gemini; Twins
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "gemela"
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alma gemela
soulmate
tú eres mi alma gemela
you're my soulmate
Natalia es rubia, pero su hermana gemela es
Natalia is blonde, but her twin sister is
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