Spanish Word of the Day
Sunday, February 10, 2013
oído noun: hearing
  • El oído is the basic word for the sense of hearing:
    Tiene un oído muy fino. He has a very keen sense of hearing.
    duro de oído hard of hearing
  • But it also refers to the internal parts of your physical ear:
    Tiene un oído muy fino. He has a very keen sense of hearing.
    duro de oído hard of hearing
    tapar los oídos to cover your ears
    Me tapo los oídos un instante, para no escuchar su risa. I put my hands over my ears for a second, so as not to hear his laughter.
    el oído izquierdo/derecho the left/right ear
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