Translation of "leaf" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /liːf/ us /lif/ plural leaves /liːvz/ /livz/

B1 a flat, green part of a plant that grows from a stem or branch

an oak leaf
the falling leaves

(Translation of “leaf” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /liːf/ (plural leaves /liːvz/)

a part of a plant growing from the side of a stem, usually green, flat and thin, but of various shapes depending on the plant

Many trees lose their leaves in autumn.

something thin like a leaf, especially the page of a book

hoja, página
Several leaves had been torn out of the book.

an extra part of a table, either attached to one side with a hinge or added to the centre when the two ends are apart.

hoja abatible
leaflet /-lit/ noun

a small, printed sheet containing information etc

They were handing out leaflets in the street.
leafy adjective (comparative leafier, superlative leafiest)

having many leaves

frondoso, con muchas hojas
a leafy plant.
turn over a new leaf

to begin a new and better way of behaving, working etc

hacer borrón y cuenta nueva
She had decided to turn over a new leaf and really concentrate on her studies.

(Translation of “leaf” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)