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El cuchillo tenía la punta muy aguda


The knife had a very sharp point


     1. art. (n-g-lite, masculine singular definite article); the
     2. art. n-g-lite, feminine singular definite article used before nouns which start with a stressed 'a':
     1. n-m. knife
     2. n-m. blade of knife
     1. v. of tener
          1. v. (transitive, literally) to have, possess
          2. v. to have, possess, to be (a condition or quality)
          3. v. to hold, grasp
          4. v. to contain, to hold (e.g. to "hold the power to", "hold the key", "hold a clue", "hold the truth", "have a hold on", "hold in store", "hold all the cards", "hold in high regard", etc.)
          5. v. to have, feel (internally)
          6. v. to make to feel
          7. v. to have (a measure or age)
          8. v. (used with que) to have to
          9. v. to get (e.g. to get a minute, to get an idea, to get a chance, to get a concussion/bruise/headache, to get in an accident, to get a place, to get a view of, to get a meeting, to get a vision, etc.)
          10. v. to keep, to bear (in certain phrases; e.g. to bear in mind, bear a resemblance, keep a journal/diary, keep around something or someone)
          11. v. to make (in a few select phrases)
          12. v. (reflexive) to be taken (usually has deber for an auxiliary verb when used)
          13. v. attention, Expressions that may need to be explained:
          14. v. tener en cuenta
          15. v. tener prisa
     1. art. the
     2. pron. accusative of ella, ello (when the antecedent's implied gender is feminine), and usted (when referring to a woman); her, it, you (formal)
     3. pron. (n-g-lite, impersonal neuter pronoun (accusative) in certain colloquial phrases): it, this
     4. n-m. (music) la (sixth note of the scale)
     5. n-m. (music) A (the musical note or key)
     1. n-f. tip, point, end
     2. n-f. pinch, bit (small amount)
     3. v. of puntar
          1. v. to point, to mark with points
          2. v. to add vowel markings, to Hebrew or Arabic script
     1. adv. very
     1. adj. feminine singular of agudo
          1. adj. sharp, pointed, acute (terminating in a point or edge, especially one that can cut easily)
          2. adj. acute, sharp, witty, keen (intelligent)
          3. adj. (of pain) sharp, stabbing, acute, severe
          4. adj. (pathology) acute (sudden and intense)
          5. adj. acute, sharp (sensitive)
          6. adj. (sound) high, high-pitched, shrill, sharp, piercing
          7. adj. (geometry) acute
          8. adj. (phonetics) having the voiced accent on the last syllable
          9. adj. (geometry, of an angle) acute (less than 90 degrees)

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