la maraña
-the tangle
See the entry for maraña.

maraña

maraña(
mah
-
rah
-
nyah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (snarl)
a. tangle
Una maraña de pelos estaba atascando el desagüe.A tangle of hairs was blocking the drain.
2. (tangle of plants)
a. thicket
El caballero atravesó la maraña cortando las ramas con su espada.The knight chopped his way through the thicket with his sword.
3. (jumble)
a. mess
Las ecuaciones matemáticas son una maraña de números que no entiendo.Math equations are a mess of numbers that I don't understand.
b. tangled web
Me tuve que orientar en la maraña de intereses opuestos involucrados en el proyecto.I had to find my way through the tangled web of conflicting interests involved in the project.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
Unlock More Translations for Free
Learn more with unlimited dictionary access. Sign up for free today.
maraña
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (de cabellos, hilos, normas)
a. tangle
2. (de plantas)
a. thicket
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
maraña
1 (maleza) thicket; tangle of plants
2 [de hilos] tangle
3 (enredo) mess; tangle
una maraña de pasillos a maze o labyrinth of passages; una maraña de burocracia a bureaucratic maze o labyrinth
se encuentran con frecuencia con una maraña administrativa en la que es difícil conseguir claridad logró tejer una maraña de burocracia y sobrerregulaciones
una maraña de mentiras a web of lies
se ve atrapado en la maraña de sus propias mentiras La vida bajo ese régimen está cada vez más inmersa en una maraña de embustes y autoengaños
4 (truco) trick; ruse
5 (And) small tip
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
Examples
Machine Translators
Translate la maraña using machine translators
See Machine Translations
Want to Learn Spanish?
Spanish learning for everyone. For free.
SpanishDict Premium
Have you tried it yet? Here's what's included:
Cheat sheets
No ads
Learn offline on iOS
Fun phrasebooks
Learn Spanish faster
Support SpanishDict
SpanishDict is the world's most popular Spanish-English dictionary, translation, and learning website.
© Curiosity Media Inc.
SOCIAL NETWORKS
APPS