la libra
-the pound
See the entry for libra.


When it refers to the zodiac sign, the plural of “libra” is “libra” or “libras.” The adjective "libra" is invariable, which means its form does not change according to the gender or number of the noun it describes.
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (currency)
a. pound
¿Cuál es la tasa de cambio euro libra?What's the euro to pound exchange rate?
2. (unit of measurement)
a. pound
Mi hermana adelgazó cinco libras.My sister lost five pounds.
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).
masculine or feminine noun
3. (person born under the sign of Libra)
a. Libra
El cumpleaños de Scott es en octubre; creo que es libra.Scott's birthday is in October; I think he's a Libra.
b. Libran
Dicen que los libra chocan con los tauro.Librans are said to clash with Taureans.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (born under the sign of Libra)
a. Libra (noun)
Mi maestro de biología es libra.My biology teacher is a Libra.
b. Libran
Esmeralda es libra y Paco es escorpio.Esmeralda is Libran and Paco is Scorpian.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (zodiaco)
a. Libra
ser librato be (a) Libra
2. (persona)
Regionalism used in Spain
a. Libran
3. (unidad de peso, moneda)
a. pound
libra esterlinapound sterling
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1 (moneda) pound
libra esterlina pound sterling
2 (unidad de peso) pound
3 (Perú) (Hist) 10 soles note
note See culture box in entry kilo.
(Zodíaco) Libra; Libran
los libra son así that's what Libras o Librans are like
(Zodíaco) Libra; Libran
soy libra I'm (a) Libra; I'm a Libran
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