vaca
n (f) cow

expr vaca sagrada
(f) panjandrum

vaja
interj 1. well! / blimey! (Br.) / gosh!
Vaja, vaja, vaja! - Well, well, well!
Vaja embolic! - What a mess / what a muddle!
Vaja poruc! - What a scaredy cat!
2. blast! (Br.) / darn it! (Am.) / damn (it)!

valencià
n 1. (m) Valencian
2. (m / f) Valencian

adj Valencian

valència
n 1. (f) valency
2. ValènciaValencia

valent
adj brave / courageous

valentia
n (f) courage / bravery

expr amb valentia
bravely / courageously

valer
v conj 1. to cost
2. to be worth
3. to count
4. to be useful / to be suitable
valer-se
1. valer-seto be able to take care of yourself / to be able to manage by yourself
L'avi ja no pot valer-se - Grandfather can no longer take care of (or manage by) himself
2. valer-seto make use of
S'ha valgut d'influències - He made use of his connections

expr valer més
to be preferable
Val més que ho facis tu. - You'd better do it.

expr fer valer
to assert

expr no s'hi val
that's not fair / that's not right

expr no s'ho val
that's OK / (a qui et dóna les gràcies) don't mention it

expr valer la pena
to be worth it

validació
n (f) validation

validesa
n (f) validity

vall
n 1. (f) valley
2. (f) (fossat) moat

valor
n (m) value

expr valor facial
(m) [FIN] face value

valoració
n 1. (f) appraisal
2. (f) rating

vàlvula
n (f) valve

expr vàlvula d'escapament
1. (f) escape valve / release valve
2. (f) [fig.] outlet / release

vampir
n vampire

vapor
n (m) vapor (Am.) / vapour (Br.) / steam

vara
n (f) rod / stick / cane

variant
n (f) variant

Varsòvia
n Warsaw

vas
n 1. (m) glass
2. (m) vessel
3. (m) beaker

vascular
adj vascular
Cirurgia vascular - Vascular surgery

vegada
n (f) time
Tres vegades - Three times
Una vegada - Once
Dues vegades - Twice

expr a la vegada
at the same time / at once

expr una altra vegada
again

expr tal vegada
perhaps

vehicle
n (m) vehicle

vehicular
adj vehicular

expr llengua vehicular
(f) lingua franca

veïnal
adj neighbourhood (Br.) / neighborhood (Am.)
Protesta veïnal. - Neighbourhood (Br.) / neighborhood (Am.) protest.

vellositat
n 1. (f) hairs
2. (f) villus
Vellositats intestinals. - Intestinal villi.
nota: Plural = villi.

veneçolà
n Venezuelan

adj Venezuelan

venir
v conj to come
La setmana que ve. - Next week.
Les sabates em venen petites. - The shoes are too small for me.

expr venir bé
to suit

ventafocs
n 1. Ventafocs (f) Cinderella
2. (f) underdog(s)

ventall
n 1. (m) fan
2. (m) range
Un ampli ventall de... - A wide range of...

verd
adj 1. green
2. blue / off-color (Am.)
Acudits verds. - Blue jokes / off-color jokes (Am.)

n 1. (m) green
2. els verds[POLIT] the Greens

verdader
adj true

verd-i-negre
n (m) Joventut de Badalona player

verge
n 1. (f) virgin
2. Verge (f) Virgo

adj virgin

expr Verge Maria
(f) the Virgin Mary

verificació
n 1. (f) verification
2. (f) inspection / check / check-up

vernís
n (m) varnish

expr vernís d'ungles
(m) nail varnish (Br.) / nail polish

versat
adj versed
Versat en... - Versed in...

versus
prep versus

vestimenta
n (f) clothing / dress

veu
n (f) voice

expr a alta veu
aloud

expr en veu alta
aloud

veure
v conj 1. to see
2. to see / to visit
veure's
veure'sto look at yourself

interj com si ho veiés that's for sure!

expr a veure
let's see

expr fer com qui no ho veu
to turn a blind eye to (something)

expr fer-se veure
to get yourself noticed / to attract attention to yourself

expr fer-s'hi veure
to show off

expr fer veure
1. to show
2. to pretend

expr ja ho veurem
we'll see

expr no poder veure (algú)
to not be able to stand (somebody)

expr no tenir res a veure amb
to have nothing to do with

expr segons (que) es veu
it seems that

expr veure-hi
to be able to see

expr veure-s'hi
to be able to see

via
n 1. (f) lane
2. (f) way / path through
Països en vies de desenvolupament - Developing countries
Via d'aigua - Leak
Via làctia - Milky Way
3. (f) channel
Via de comunicació - Communications channel / means of communication
Via pública - Public thoroughfare
4. (f) [TRANSP] (railway) track

prep via

expr Via Làctia
(f) Milky Way

expr en via de
in the middle of / in the process of

expr per via de
via / through

viatjar
v conj 1. to travel
2. [mercaderia] to be transported

viatge
n (m) journey

expr bon viatge
bon voyage / have a good (or safe) trip

vicari
n (m) vicar

viciós
adj 1. given to vice
2. addictive / habit forming

expr cercle viciós
(m) vicious circle

vida
n 1. (f) life
2. (f) living

expr vida artificial
(f) A-life

expr vida nocturna
(f) nightlife

expr guanyar-se la vida
to earn a living

expr nivell de vida
(m) standard of living

vídeo
n (m) video

videojoc
n (m) video game

vietnamita
n 1. (m / f) Vietnamese (man / woman / person)
Els vietnamites - The Vietnamese
2. (m) Vietnamese

adj Vietnamese

vigent
adj in force

vigilant
n (m / f) watchman / guard

adj watchful / vigilant

expr vigilant de seguretat
security guard

vila
n (f) town

vincle
n 1. (m) link
2. (m) tie
Vincles emocionals - Emotional ties
Vincles econòmics - Economic ties

vinculant
adj binding

vindre
v conj to come

vinguda
n (f) coming / approach

expr anades i vingudes
comings and goings

vint-i-cinc
n (m) twenty-five

vint-i-cinquè
adj twenty-fifth

vint-i-dos
n (m) twenty-two

vint-i-nou
n (m) twenty-nine

vint-i-quatre
n (m) twenty-four

vint-i-sis
n (m) twenty-six

vint-i-tres
n (m) twenty-three

vinyeta
n 1. (f) [d'un còmic] cartoon
2. (f) [d'un llibre] vignette

viola
n 1. (f) [MÚSICA] viola
2. (m / f) [MÚSICA] violist / viola player
3. (f) [BOT] violet

expr viola d'amor
(f) viola d'amore

expr viola de gamba
(f) viola da gamba

expr viola de roda
(f) hurdy-gurdy

virginitat
n (f) virginity

virtual
adj virtual
Realitat virtual - Virtual reality

visibilitat
n (f) visibility

visible
adj visible

visiblement
adv visibly

visita
n (f) visit

visitant
n (m / f) visitor

adj visiting

vista
n 1. (f) sight / view
2. (f) eyesight

expr vista d'ocell
bird's eye view
Barcelona a vista d'ocell - A bird's eye view of Barcelona

expr punt de vista
(m) point of view

vital
adj 1. life
2. vital

viu
adj 1. alive / living
2. live
3. vivacious
4. sharp
5. lively
6. intense / deep / vivid
És el viu retrat de sa mare - She's the spitting image of her mother

n 1. (m) edge
2. vius (mpl) the living

expr aigua viva
(f) running water

expr llengua viva
(f) living language

viure
v conj 1. to live
2. [~ de] to live on
3. [~ amb algú] to live with (someone)

vivenda
n (f) housing
nota: Barbarisme.

viver
n 1. (m) breeding ground
2. (m) [de peixos] hatchery / fish farm
3. (m) [de plantes] nursery

vocació
n (f) vocation

vol
n (m) flight

expr vol biplaça
(m) tandem flight

expr aixecar el vol
1. to fly off
2. (fig.) to take flight

expr alçar el vol
1. to fly off
2. (fig.) to take flight

voler
v conj to want (to)

expr voler dir
to mean

volta
n 1. (f) lap
Tres voltes al circuit. - Three laps of the track.
2. (f) round
3. (f) spin / turn
Fer (o donar) una volta de campana. - To somersault / to do a somersault.
4. (f) detour
5. (f) time

voltant
n voltants (mpl) vicinity / surrounding area / environs

expr al voltant (de)
around

volum
n (m) volume

expr volum de negoci
(m) turnover

expr a tot volum
full blast

voluntari
n (m / f) volunteer

adj voluntary

voluntàriament
adv voluntarily

vora
n 1. (f) edge / side
2. (f) [got, tassa..] brim
3. (f) (river)bank
4. (f) [roba] hem / seam

expr a la vora
near

expr a la vora del mar
at the seaside

vostre
adj your

pron yours

vot
n 1. (m) vote
2. (m) vow
Vots matrimonials - Marriage vows
Vot de castedat - Vow of chastity
Vot de pobresa - Vow of poverty

vuitè
adj eighth

n (m) eighth

expr vuitens (de final)
last sixteen


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