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Skin in Spanish ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ

in English in Spanish S
skin piel
How to say “skin” in Spanish? “Piel”. Here you will learn how to pronounce “piel” correctly and in the comments below you will be able to get all sorts of advice on skin in Spanish like tips & tricks to remember it, questions, explanations and more.

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Normal speech: pee-EHL
IPA: หˆpjel

8 months ago

Other Meanings

The word “piel” can also be used figuratively to refer to the outermost layer or surface of anything, not just the body. For example, “la piel de una fruta” (the skin of a fruit).

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Variations other countries

In some countries, such as Mexico, “piel” can also refer to leather or hide.

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The word “piel” rhymes with “feel,” which can help you remember that it refers to the sense of touch on your skin.

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cultural referece

In Hispanic cultures, it is customary to kiss on the cheek when greeting someone. The phrase “dar piel” (to give skin) is often used to refer to this custom.

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“estar en la piel de alguien” (to be in someone’s shoes)

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From the Latin word “pellis” meaning “skin”

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piel info.

To remember the word “piel” in Spanish, which translates to “skin” in English, it might be helpful to think of “peel”, as skin can be peeled, much like fruit peel.

Synonyms for “piel” include “cutis” which is a more medical term for skin, and “epidermis”, which refers specifically to the outermost layer of the skin.

In alternate meanings, “piel” can also refer to leather or fur when talking about animal hides or the material used in clothing and accessories. For instance, “chaqueta de piel” means “leather jacket”.

Examples of sentences using “piel”:
1. Tienes que usar protector solar para cuidar tu piel del sol. (You need to use sunscreen to protect your skin from the sun.)
2. La piel de oveja es muy suave y se usa para hacer abrigos. (Sheepskin is very soft and is used to make coats.)
3. Se me puso la piel de gallina al escuchar la noticia. (I got goosebumps when I heard the news.)

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