There are 2 main translations of mine in Spanish:

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The translation mío reflects the gender and number of the noun it is standing for mine is translated by el mío, la mía, los míos, las mías, depending on what is being referred to.
  • (singular)
    mío, (mía)
    míos, (mías)
    don't touch that, it's mine
    no toques eso, es mío
    mine is here
    el mío/la mía está aquí
    a friend of mine it's a hobby of mine
    es uno de mis hobbies
    es un hobby que tengo
    please be mine!
    dime que sí
    let's go back to mine
    volvamos a mi casa


  • [archaic] (singular)

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American English: /maɪn/
British English: /mʌɪn/


  • 1 (Mining) diamond/uranium mine
    mina de diamantes/uranio
    to go down the mine(s)
    trabajar en las minas
    she/the book is a mine of information
    ella/el libro es una mina de información
    (before noun) mine workings
    excavaciones (feminine plural) mineras
    Example sentences
    • It also governs landscape features that delve down into the earth such as mines and quarries, wells, caves, holes or obscure valleys.
    • Such an inexhaustible labour force was ruthlessly expended in the exploitation of Siberia's mineral wealth - the coal mines of Vorkuta and gold fields of Kolyma.
    • In my electorate, we have problems in the Huntly area, which are a consequence of the shafts in former coal mines.
  • 2 (Military) to sow o lay mines in an area
    minar una zona
    sembrar de minas una zona
    Example sentences
    • Among other things, he detonated mines and bombs left behind from the Vietnam War.
    • The most common equipment for sweeping contact mines in the Allied navies was the Oropesa sweep, so-called after the first ship to use it in 1919.
    • They were a precursor to modern mines, high-explosive devices that can be detonated by the completion of an electrical circuit, by pressure, or by a tripwire.

transitive verb

  • 1 (Mining) 1.1
    they had mined the area for gold
    habían explotado los yacimientos de oro de la zona
    Example sentences
    • From even that age they were to mine the earth for some kind of mineral.
    • More would teach you how to mine for minerals, smelt metals, process the raw supplies.
    • Corn production for grain or silage is possible in Eastern and Southeastern Ohio on land reclaimed to modern standards after being surface mined for coal.
    Example sentences
    • Here, the Turks had heavily mined the water and mine sweeping trawlers had proved ineffective at clearing them.
    • In 1986 the World Court ruled that the US had violated international law by mining the waters of Nicaragua and arming the Contras.
    • Everything that entered the area was obliterated and it is possible that the ground is still mined.
    Example sentences
    • Residents will have their say on a scheme which could see a million tonnes of coal mined in their area of Bolton.
    • Last year alone Angola's UNITA rebels mined alluvial diamonds worth around $300 million and effectively evaded UN sanctions.
    • The extrinsic material clearly shows that where one is mining limestone for the purpose of getting its inherent mineral qualities, the rebate still applies.
  • 2 (Military)
    Example sentences
    • This means that underground communications in the rear and at the flanks of the troops on the offensive should be guarded, mined or destroyed.
    • The evidence of the few survivors of the Hampshire showed that Lord Kitchener was below when the ship was mined.

intransitive verb

  • (Mining)to mine (for something)to mine for tin
    explotar minas/una mina de estaño
    buscar estaño

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