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mollera

  
      sf  
1    *   (=seso)   brains    pl  , sense  
tener buena mollera      to have brains, be brainy  
MODISMOS cerrado o duro de mollera      (=estúpido)   dense *   , dim *     
(=terco)  
pig-headed  
MODISMOS no les cabe en la mollera      they just can't get their heads round it *     
MODISMOS secar la mollera a algn      to drive sb crazy  
2    (=coronilla)   crown of the head
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
mollera n.
fontanelle
brain refers to intelligence. Fontanelle is the space between the forehead and the crown of the head.

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Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
to drive sb crazy
(MODISMOS)
exp.
dim
exp.
to rack one's brains
(MODISMOS)
exp.
dense
(MODISMOS)
exp.
dense
exp.
to have brains
exp.
be brainy
exp.
they just can't get their heads round it
(MODISMOS)
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"mollera": examples and translations in context
45 A la sombra de Hesbon se pararon los que huían de la fuerza; mas salio fuego de Hesbon, y llama de en medio de Sihon, y quemo el rincón de Moab, y la mollera de los hijos revoltosos. 45 Those who fled stand without strength under the shadow of Heshbon; for a fire is gone out of Heshbon, and a flame from the middle of Sihon, and has devoured the corner of Moab, and the crown of the head of the tumultuous ones.
Y sosténganlo con cuidado con el brazo, teniendo mucho cuidado con la parte de arriba de la cabeza, porque esta área de aquí es lo que llamamos mollera. And cradle him into the crook of your arm, being very careful with the top of his head, because this area here is what we call soft spot.
Si casi me clava un cuchillo en toda la mollera y encima con los ojos tapados. You almost stabbed me in the brain and on top of it, blindfolded.
Podría apuntarla a tu mollera ahora. He could have it pointed at your thick skull right now.
Intento metértelo en esa dura mollera. I'm trying to get that through your thick skull.
Les meterán su experiencia en la mollera. They're going to cram their years of experience into your heads.
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