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Translation of "nail" - English-Spanish dictionary

nail

noun   /neɪl/
a thin piece of metal with a sharp end, used to join pieces of wood together clavo a hammer and nails
the hard part at the end of your fingers and toes uña She bites her nails.
(Definition of nail from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

nail

noun /neil/
a piece of horn-like substance which grows over the ends of the fingers and toes to protect them uña I’ve broken my nail toenails Don’t bite your fingernails.
a thin pointed piece of metal used to fasten pieces of wood etc together clavo He hammered a nail into the wall and hung a picture on it.
nailbrush noun
a small brush used for cleaning one’s nails. cepillo de uñas
nail file noun
a small instrument with a rough surface, used for smoothing or shaping the edges of one’s finger-nails. lima de uñas
nail polish noun ( nail varnish)
a substance used to colour/color and/or varnish one’s nails esmalte de uñas pink/red nail polish.
nail scissors noun plural
scissors for trimming one’s nails tijeras para las uñas a pair of nail scissors.
hit the nail on the head
to be absolutely accurate (in one’s description of something or someone, in an estimate of something etc) dar en el clavo She hit the nail on the head when she said that the government’s main priority should be to deal with youth unemployment.
(Definition of nail from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Translations of “nail”
in Korean 못, 손톱…
in Arabic مِسْمار, ظِفْر…
in Malaysian kuku, paku…
in French ongle, clou…
in Russian гвоздь, ноготь…
in Chinese (Traditional) 金屬, 釘,釘子…
in Italian chiodo, unghia…
in Turkish çivi, tırnak…
in Polish gwóźdź, paznokieć…
in Vietnamese móng, cái đinh…
in Portuguese prego, unha…
in Thai เล็บ, ตะปู…
in German der Nagel, nagel…
in Catalan clau, ungla…
in Japanese くぎ, (手足の)つめ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 金属, 钉,钉子…
in Indonesian kuku, paku…
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