libra
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Usage note
This word is often capitalized in the sense shown in 2).
libra(
li
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bruh
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (unit of weight from Ancient Rome)
a. la libra
(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).
From 268 years before Christ, the Romans used the libra throughout their empire.A partir del 268 años antes de Cristo, los romanos utilizaron la libra en todo el imperio.
2. (person born under the sign of Libra)
a. el libra
(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).
, la libra
(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).
What sign are you? - I'm a Libra.¿Qué signo eres? - Soy libra.
b. el libriano
(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).
, la libriana
(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).
Regionalism used in El Salvador
(El Salvador)
(River Plate)
Libras don't get along with Aries.Los librianos no se llevan bien con los arianos.
Libra
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
3. (astronomy)
a. Libra
Gliese 581, a star in the Libra constellation, has at least six planets.Gliese 581, una estrella en la constelación de Libra, tiene por lo menos seis planetas.
4. (zodiac sign)
a. Libra
Libra is the seventh sign of the zodiac.Libra es el séptimo signo del zodíaco.
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libra
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (sign of zodiac)
a. el Libra
(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).
to be (a) Libraser Libra
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Libra [ˈliːbrə]
noun
1 (sign, constellation) Libra (f)
2 (person) libra (m)
he's (a) Libra es libra
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libra
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Usage note
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.
libra(
lee
-
brah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
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).
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.
Libra
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
5. (astronomy)
a. Libra
Libra se encuentra entre las constelaciones de Virgo y Escorpio.Libra is found between the constellations of Virgo and Scorpio.
6. (zodiac sign)
a. Libra
Las personas nacidas bajo Libra suelen ser bastante tranquilas.People born under Libra are typically quite laid-back.
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libra
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
(Spain)
a. Libran
3. (unidad de peso, moneda)
a. pound
libra esterlinapound sterling
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libra
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
adjective
(Zodíaco) Libra; Libran
soy libra I'm (a) Libra; I'm a Libran
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libra esterlina
pound sterling
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