Translation of candle in Spanish:

candle

Pronunciation: /ˈkændl/

n

  • (for domestic use) vela (f) , candela (f) ; (for altar) cirio (m) not to be worth the candle no merecer* or valer* la pena to burn the candle at both ends tratar de abarcar demasiado, hacer* de la noche día to hold a candle to sb she can't o doesn't hold a candle to her sister no le llega ni a la suela del zapato a la hermana (before n) candle holder palmatoria (f) ; (for birthday cakes etc) portavela (m) candle snuffer apagavelas (m)

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