jewel
jewel
noun
1. (jewelry) 
a. la joya (F) 
The government declared a national emergency after the crown jewels were stolen.El gobierno declaró una emergencia nacional después de que se robaran las joyas de la corona.
b. la alhaja (F) 
Where did you get your earrings? I've never seen jewels quite so beautiful before.¿De dónde sacaste aretes? Nunca antes había visto alhajas tan hermosas.
2. (gem) 
On his last archaeological trip, he found some jewels with which he plans to make a necklace for his daughter.En su último viaje arqueológico, encontró unas piedras preciosas con las que piensa hacer un collar para su hija.
b. el rubí (M) (in a watch) 
With jewels that size in his watch, it's a surprise that he can even lift his arm.Con rubís de ese tamaño en el reloj, es sorprendente que pueda levantar el brazo.
3. (figurative) (wonderful person or thing) 
a. la joya (F) 
My wife and I are so happy that our son is getting married to such a jewel.Mi esposa y yo estamos muy contentos por que nuestro hijo se case con una joya así.
jewel
Noun
1. (gem, piece of jewelry) 
a. la joya f, alhaja (F) 
2. (fig) 
a. la joya (F) (person) 
jewel [ˈdʒuːəl]
noun
(precious stone) piedra (f) preciosa; (ornament) joya (f); alhaja (f); (stone in watch) rubí (m); (person, thing) joya (f);
modifier
jewel case (n) joyero (m)
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