There are 2 translations of nerve in Spanish:

nerve1

Pronunciation: /nɜːrv; nɜːv/

n

  • 1 c [Anat] [Bot] nervio (m) to strain every nerve hacer* un gran esfuerzo or un esfuerzo sobrehumano to touch a (raw) nerve meter or poner* el dedo en la llaga (before n) [fiber/ending] nervioso nerve cell neurona (f) nerve gas [Mil] gas (m) nervioso nerve specialist especialista (mf) de los nervios
  • 2
    (nerves pl)
    2.1 (emotional constitution) nervios (mpl) it has ruined my nerves me ha destrozado los nervios their nerves were on edge tenían los nervios de punta to have nerves of steel tener* nervios de acero a war of nerves una guerra de nervios to get on sb's nerves [colloquial/familiar] ponerle* los nervios de punta a algn, crisparle los nervios a algn, sacar* a algn de quicio to live on one's nerves estar* en permanente estado de tensión 2.2 (anxiety) nervios (mpl), nerviosismo (m) I had terrible nerves on the first night la noche del estreno pasé unos nervios tremendos the stock market is suffering from nerves hay cierto nerviosismo en la Bolsa I'm all nerves before an exam antes de un examen me pongo nerviosísima a sudden fit of nerves un ataque de nervios to be a bag o bundle of nerves ser* un manojo de nervios, ser* puro nervio
  • 3 3.1 u (resolve) valor (m), coraje (m) to lose/keep/regain one's nerve perder*/mantener*/recuperar el valor the race is a test of nerve la carrera es una prueba de aguante or resistencia it takes some nerve to do it hay que tener valor or coraje or [familiar/colloquial] agallas para hacerlo 3.2 (effrontery) [colloquial/familiar] (no pl) frescura (f) [familiar/colloquial], cara (f) [familiar/colloquial] you've/he's got a nerve! ¡qué frescura or cara tienes/tiene! to have the nerve to + inf tener* la frescura or la cara de + inf [familiar/colloquial] she had the nerve to ask me for it tuvo la frescura or la cara de pedírmelo [familiar/colloquial] what a nerve!, of all the nerve! ¡qué frescura or cara! [familiar/colloquial]

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There are 2 translations of nerve in Spanish:

nerve2

v refl

  • to nerve oneself for sth armarse de valor para algo I nerved myself to face the boss me armé de valor para enfrentarme al jefe

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A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.