leaf
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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. (botany)
a. la hoja
(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).
I love how the leaves change colors in the fall.Me encanta cuando las hojas cambian de color en el otoño.
2. (part of a book)
a. la hoja
(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).
The edges of the leaves of the old book were gilded.Los bordes de las hojas del libro viejo estaban bañados de oro.
3. (part of a table)
a. la hoja abatible
(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).
Sally added the table leaf so that more people could sit.Sally añadió la hoja abatible para que más personas pudieran sentarse.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (to turn pages; often used with "through")
a. hojear
Lucy sat in the waiting room nervously leafing through a magazine.Lucy estaba sentada en la sala de espera nerviosamente hojeando una revista.
5. (botany)
a. brotar
The hydrangea was very late to leaf and flower this year.La hortensia tardó mucho en brotar y florecer este año.
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leaf
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of plant, book)
a. la hoja
(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).
2. (fig)
a.
to turn over a new leafhacer borrón y cuenta nueva
3. (fig)
a.
to take a leaf out of somebody's bookseguir el ejemplo de alguien
4. (of table)
a. la hoja abatible
(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).
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leaf [liːf]
noun
leaves (plural)
1 [of plant] hoja (f)
to come into leaf echar hojas
2 [of book] página (f)
to turn over a new leaf pasar página; hacer borrón y cuenta nueva
to take a leaf out of sb's book seguir el ejemplo de algn
3 [of table] ala (f); hoja (f) abatible
modifier
leaf bud (n) yema (f)
leaf mould leaf mold (US) (n) mantillo (m) (de hojas); abono (m) verde
leaf spinach (n) hojas (f) de espinaca
leaf tobacco (n) tabaco (m) en rama
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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