There are 5 translations of ala in English:

ala1

f

(con artículo masculino en el singular/with masculine article in the singular)
  • 1 (de un ave) wing; (de un avión) wing ahuecar el ala [familiar/colloquial] to beat it [familiar/colloquial] arrastrarle or (Chile) menearle el ala a algn [familiar/colloquial] to come on to sb [familiar/colloquial], to make a pass at sb [familiar/colloquial] cobrar alas to spread one's wings cortarle las alas a algn, se toma muchas libertades, habrá que cortarle las alas he takes a lot of liberties, he needs to have his wings clipped o/or he needs taking down a peg or two si alguien muestra tendencias artísticas, le cortan las alas any artistic tendencies are soon nipped in the bud darle alas a algn, dale alas y verás cómo mejora cuando tenga más experiencia let him do things his way and he'll improve with experience, you'll see tú sigue dándole alas al niño y luego no podrás controlarlo if you keep letting him have his own way, you won't be able to control him later del ala (España/Spain) [familiar/colloquial], tuve que soltar or aflojar 12 euros del ala I had to fork out o/or shell out 12 euros [familiar/colloquial] estar tocado del ala [familiar/colloquial] to be nutty o/or crazy [familiar/colloquial], to be dotty (inglés británico/British English) [familiar/colloquial] irse de ala (Chile) [familiar/colloquial] to come to blows por abajo or debajo del ala (Río de la Plata/River Plate area) [familiar/colloquial] at the very least sacar/traer/llevar de un ala (Chile) [familiar/colloquial], me llevó de un ala para mi casa he dragged me home la saqué de un ala del auto I pulled o/or [familiar/colloquial] yanked her out of the car

    Compounds

    ala delta

    alas de murciélago

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hank …
Cultural fact of the day

The CAP (Curso de Adaptación Pedagógica) is a course taken in Spain by graduates with degrees in subjects other than education, who want to teach at secondary level. Students take a CAP in a particular subject, such as mathematics, literature, etc.

There are 5 translations of ala in English:

ala2

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Word of the day madeja
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hank …
Cultural fact of the day

The CAP (Curso de Adaptación Pedagógica) is a course taken in Spain by graduates with degrees in subjects other than education, who want to teach at secondary level. Students take a CAP in a particular subject, such as mathematics, literature, etc.

There are 5 translations of ala in English:

ala3

m, interj

  • (España/Spain) hala

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Word of the day madeja
f
hank …
Cultural fact of the day

The CAP (Curso de Adaptación Pedagógica) is a course taken in Spain by graduates with degrees in subjects other than education, who want to teach at secondary level. Students take a CAP in a particular subject, such as mathematics, literature, etc.

There are 5 translations of ala in English:

ALA

f‡
  • Alternativa para la Liberación Animal

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Word of the day madeja
f
hank …
Cultural fact of the day

The CAP (Curso de Adaptación Pedagógica) is a course taken in Spain by graduates with degrees in subjects other than education, who want to teach at secondary level. Students take a CAP in a particular subject, such as mathematics, literature, etc.

There are 5 translations of ala in English:

Alá

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Word of the day madeja
f
hank …
Cultural fact of the day

The CAP (Curso de Adaptación Pedagógica) is a course taken in Spain by graduates with degrees in subjects other than education, who want to teach at secondary level. Students take a CAP in a particular subject, such as mathematics, literature, etc.