propio = own adjective

propio

propia

adjective
adjective

English Translation of PROPIO

1
: own
su propia casahis own house
tienen recursos propiosthey have their own resources
salió del hospital por su propio piehe left the hospital on his own two feet
lo vi con mis propios ojosI saw it with my own eyes
¿tiene coche propio?do you have your own car?
esos rizos parecen propiosthose curls look as if they are your own
2
apropiado : appropriate, suitable
recibieron al rey con los honores que le son propiosthey received the king with the honors which are his due or with all suitable honors
esa corbata no es muy propia para la ocasiónthat tie is not very suitable for the occasion
no es lugar propio para este tipo de comportamientothis is not the place for that sort of behavior
utiliza las palabras en sentido propiohe uses the words in their strict or true sense
3
característico : characteristic, typical
es propio de la regiónit's typical of the region
una bebida propia del paísa drink typical of the country
este sol es más propio de un país mediterráneothis sunshine is more typical of a Mediterranean country
ese gesto era muy propio de élthat gesture was very like him or very typical of him
fruta propia del tiemposeasonal fruit
preguntas propias de un niñoquestions that a child would ask
este perfume tiene un olor muy propiothis perfume has a scent all (of) its own
4
mismo : oneself
el propio directorthe director himself
me lo ha dicho el propio ministrothe minister himself told me so
la solicitud debe ser firmada por el propio interesadothe application must be signed by the applicant himself

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