luna
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luna(
loo
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nah
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (astronomy)
a. moon
Deimos y Fobos son las dos lunas de Marte.Deimos and Phobos are the two moons of Mars.
2. (crystal pane)
a. window
Los ladrones empotraron el coche en la luna de la joyería.The thieves smashed the car into the jewelry store window.
3. (looking glass)
a. mirror
La imagen que la luna le devolvía era la de una mujer atractiva, de mediana edad.The image reflected in the mirror was that of an attractive, middle-aged woman.
4. (automobile)
a. windshield
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
La luna delantera del coche se rompió a causa del impacto de una piedra.The front windshield broke because it was hit by a stone.
b. windscreen (United Kingdom)
La luna tintada de mi coche nuevo ayuda mucho con visibilidad.The tinted windscreen on my new car really helps with visibility.
Luna
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
5. (astronomy)
a. Moon
La Luna da una vuelta completa alrededor de la tierra cada 28 días.The Moon makes a complete orbit around the Earth every 28 days.
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luna
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (astro)
a. moon
la Lunathe Moon
media lunahalf moon
2. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
estar en la lunato be miles away
3. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
pedir la lunato ask the impossible
luna crecientecrescent moon
luna llenafull moon
luna menguantecrescent moon
luna nuevanew moon
4. (cristal)
a. window (pane)
5. (espejo)
a. mirror
luna de mielhoneymoon
las relaciones entre los dos países atraviesan una luna de mielrelations between the two countries are going through a honeymoon period
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luna
1 (astro) moon
claro de luna moonlight; media luna half moon
estar de buena/mala luna to be in a good/bad mood
estar en la luna to have one's head in the clouds
estar en la luna de Valencia to be in a dream world
hablar de la luna
eso es hablar de la luna that's nonsense
quedarse a la luna de Valencia to be disappointed; be left in the lurch
quedarse en la luna de Paita (And) to be struck dumb
luna creciente crescent moon; waxing moon
luna de miel [de novios] honeymoon; (Política) honeymoon (period)
luna llena full moon
luna menguante waning moon
luna nueva new moon
2 (vidrio) (escaparate) plate glass; (espejo) mirror; [de gafas] lens; (Automóviles) window; [de ventana] pane; [de puerta] panel
luna térmica (Automóviles) heated rear window
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