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Spanish translation: luz, ligero, leve

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GLOSSARY ENTRY (DERIVED FROM QUESTION BELOW)
English term or phrase:light
Spanish translation:luz, ligero, leve
Entered by: Sarah Brenchley
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05:47 Aug 25, 2001
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: light
what is the Spanish word for light?
m.o.wells
You really need to define the context.
Explanation:
as it can mean any number of things depending on whether it's a noun or adjective and in what sense.
Best wishes,
Sarah.
Selected response from:

Sarah Brenchley
Local time: 10:06
Grading comment
Graded automatically based on peer agreement. KudoZ.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
na +5You really need to define the context.
Sarah Brenchley
na +1luz / ligero
Leliadoura
naOr ¿Tienes fuego?
Sarah Brenchley
nabajo en caloriasLafuente
naYou really need to define the context.
Sarah Brenchley


  

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9 mins peer agreement (net): +5
You really need to define the context.


Explanation:
as it can mean any number of things depending on whether it's a noun or adjective and in what sense.
Best wishes,
Sarah.

Sarah Brenchley
Local time: 10:06
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 208
Grading comment
Graded automatically based on peer agreement. KudoZ.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  bea0
2 hrs
  -> Thanks Bea

agree  xxxtazdog: 2+ columns for "light" in the big Collins!
3 hrs
  -> Thanks Cindy

agree  mónica alfonso
4 hrs
  -> Thanks Alf

agree  Patricia Lutteral
7 hrs
  -> Thanks Patricia

agree  Ivan Sanchez
10 hrs
  -> Thanks Ivan
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14 mins
You really need to define the context.


Explanation:
as it can mean any number of things depending on whether it's a noun or adjective and in what sense.
Best wishes,
Sarah.

Sarah Brenchley
Local time: 10:06
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 208
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21 mins peer agreement (net): +1
luz / ligero


Explanation:
Light (noun)= luz
Light (adjective)= ligero/a, leve.
Hope it helps.

Leliadoura
Local time: 10:06
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 684

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  flaviofbg: Yeah :) -->no crees que cierta gente es un poco perezosilla?!Hubiera podido mirar en un diccionario ese tipo, no?:))Ciao
1 hr
  -> pues sí, la verdad es que llaman un poco la atención este tipo de preguntas en un foro de traducción, pero en fin...Thx!
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4 hrs
bajo en calorias


Explanation:
I agree with all comments made as above. Here you have another meaning. We have light beverages or food. That means they contain less fat.

Hope this will help.

Lafuente
PRO pts in pair: 104
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4 hrs
Or ¿Tienes fuego?


Explanation:
As in have you got a light. And so on.

Sarah Brenchley
Local time: 10:06
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 208
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