knife

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knife(
nayf
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (tool)
a. el cuchillo
(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)
This is a special knife for slicing tomatoes.Este es un cuchillo especial para cortar tomates.
b. la navaja
(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).
(F)
(pocket knife)
Don't forget to bring your knife on the camping trip.No te olvides de traer tu navaja cuando acampemos.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (to stab)
a. acuchillar
She was knifed and bled to death.La acuchillaron y se desangró hasta morir.
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knife
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el cuchillo
(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)
2. (fig)
a.
the knives are out for the Prime Ministerel primer ministro tiene los días contados
knife sharpenerafilador de cuchillos
knife woundpuñalada f, cuchillada f
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (stab)
a. apuñalar, acuchillar
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knife [naɪf]
noun
knives (plural) (table knife) cuchillo (m); (pocket knife) navaja (f); cortaplumas (m); (dagger) puñal (m); (flick knife) navaja (f); chaveta (f); (LAm) (blade) cuchilla (f)
does he use a knife and fork yet? ¿ha aprendido ya a usar los cubiertos?; I'll get the knives and forks out voy a sacar los cubiertos
to get one's knife into sb tener inquina a algn
before you could say knife en un decir Jesús
to turn the knife in the wound hurgar en la herida
to put or stick the knife in ensañarse; tirar con bala
like a (hot) knife through butter sin problemas; con la gorra (informal)
transitive verb
(stab) acuchillar; apuñalar
to knife sb to death matar a algn a navajazos or a puñaladas
modifier
knife edge (n) filo (m) (de cuchillo)
to be (balanced) on a knife edge [+person] estar con el alma pendiente de un hilo; [+result] estar pendiente de un hilo
knife grinder (n) (person) afiladoraafiladora (m) (f);a afiladora
knife sharpener (n) (tool) afilador (m) de cuchillos
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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