infirm

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infirm
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (weak or sickly)
a. enfermizo
The nurse takes care of old and infirm patients.La enfermera cuida a pacientes mayores y enfermizos.
b. enfermo
Grandpa is infirm and needs our help.El abuelo está enfermo y necesita nuestra ayuda.
c. débil
My uncle is infirm and needs a cane to walk.Mi tío es débil y necesita un bastón para caminar.
d. endeble
The infirm old woman needs a lot of help each day.La anciana endeble necesita mucha ayuda cada día.
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
2. (sick people)
a. los enfermos
(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).
(M)
We need to protect the old and infirm.Tenemos que proteger a los ancianos y enfermos.
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infirm
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (general)
a. achacoso(a)
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infirm [ɪnˈfɜːm]
adjective
[+person] (weak) débil; endeble; (sickly) enfermizo; (ill) enfermo
the old and infirm los ancianos y enfermos; infirm of purpose irresoluto
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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