vela = watch feminine noun

vela

feminine noun
feminine noun

English Translation of VELA

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: candle
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: sail
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pasar la noche en vela : to be up all night

Examples of VELA

estar en vela to be unable to get to sleep
pasar la noche en vela to have a sleepless night
¡qué vela! what a nuisance!
barco de vela sailing ship
darse or hacerse a la vela to set sail
largar las velas to set sail
hacer vela to go sailing
a velas desplegadas under full sail

Related to VELA

Sometimes Confused With: vela (velar)

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