What does aletas in Spanish mean?

What is the meaning of the word aletas in Spanish? The article explains the full meaning, pronunciation along with bilingual examples and instructions on how to use aletas in Spanish.

The word aletas in Spanish means fin, flipper, flap, wing, mudguard, wing. To learn more, please see the details below.

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Meaning of the word aletas


nombre femenino (miembro de los peces) (fish)

(noun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.)
Los peces usan sus aletas para nadar.
Fishes use their fins to swim.


nombre femenino (utensilio de buceo) (swimming)

(noun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.)
El buceador se calzó las aletas y se lanzó al agua.
The diver put on his flippers and threw himself in the water.


nombre femenino (parte de un avión) (airplane)

(noun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.)
El avión subió las aletas de las alas para el despegue.
The plane lifted the wing flaps to take off.


nombre femenino (de la nariz)

(noun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.)
Se ha puesto un pendiente en una aleta de la nariz.
She put on an earring on the wing of her nose.

mudguard, wing

nombre femenino (guardabarros) (UK)

(noun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.)
A mi coche se le ha caído la aleta de la rueda delantera derecha.
The mudguard (or: wing) of the right front tire of my car has fallen off.

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