- 2 2.1 [tono/acento] gentle, soft; [música] soft 2.2 [color] soft, pale 2.3 [sabor] (no fuerte) delicate, mild; (sin acidez) smooth
- 3 3.1 [movimiento/gesto] gentle, slight la suave caricia del viento [literario/literary] the gentle o/or sweet caress of the wind [literario/literary] 3.2 [temperaturas] mild; [brisa] gentle 3.3 [modales/carácter] mild, gentle 3.4 [cuesta/curva] gentle, gradual 3.5 [jabón/champú] gentle, mild 3.6 [laxante/sedante] mild
- 4 (México/Mexico) (bonito) good-looking darle la suave a algn (México/Mexico) to humor (inglés norteamericano/American English) o/or (inglés británico/British English) humour sb llevársela suave con algo (México/Mexico) [familiar/colloquial] to go easy on sth [familiar/colloquial]
- 5 (México/Mexico) [familiar/colloquial] (fantástico) ¡qué suave! great! [familiar/colloquial], fantastic! [familiar/colloquial]
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
Most first names in Spanish-speaking countries are those of saints. A person's santo, (also known as onomástico in Latin America and onomástica in Spain) is the saint's day of the saint that they are named for. Children were once usually named for the saint whose day they were born on, but this is less common now.