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audio u·ña

f.
  1. anatomy (de la mano) nail, fingernail
  2. (del pie) nail, toenail
  3. zoology (garra) claw
  4. (pezuña) hoof
  5. (del alacrán) sting
  6. botany (tetón) stump (of a tree)
  7. (espina) thorn
  8. maritime, nautical fluke (of an anchor)
  9. mechanics (garfio) claw
  10. (gancho) hook

Idioms:
a uña de caballo
at full speed
comerse las uñas
  1. to bite one's nails
  2. figurative (impacientarse) to be impatient
largo de uñas
colloquial light-fingered
sacar las uñas
figurative, colloquial to show one's claws
ser uña y carne
figurative to be inseparable, be fast friends
uña de caballo
botany coltsfoot
uña enterrada
ingrown nail
uña gata
botany restharrow
Inflected Forms: uñas - femi

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