Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Spanish translation of “knee”

See all translations

knee

noun /niː/
the joint at the bend of the leg
rodilla
He fell and cut his knee The child sat on her father’s knee She was on her knees weeding the garden He fell on his knees and begged for mercy.
the part of an article of clothing covering this joint
rodillera
He has a hole in the knee of his trousers.
kneecap noun (anatomy) the flat, round bone on the front of the knee joint.
rótula
knee-deep adjective reaching up to, or covered up to, one’s knees
hasta las rodillas
He ended up knee-deep in water.
Translations of “knee”
in Korean 무릎…
in Arabic رُكْبة…
in French genou…
in Italian ginocchio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 膝,膝蓋, (褲子的)膝部…
in Russian колено, колено (брюк)…
in Turkish diz, pantolonun diz kısmı…
in Polish kolano…
in Portuguese joelho…
in German das Knie, das Knie(-stück)…
in Catalan genoll…
in Japanese ひざ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 膝,膝盖, (裤子的)膝部…
(Definition of knee from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “knee” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

pup

a baby of particular animals, or a puppy

Word of the Day

I won’t tolerate it! Replacing formal words with phrasal verbs.

by Liz Walter,
April 01, 2015
When you are using a language, it is important to understand if a word is formal or informal, so that you can use it in an appropriate way. You might hear people saying dosh for money, or spud for potato, but they wouldn’t write those words in a formal essay. Similarly, a

Read More 

stackin’ p

March 30, 2015
idiom slang earning a lot of money ‘That’s a very generous present.”Yeah, well, she’s stackin’ p, innit?’

Read More