¿Qué es mejor, mujer o esposa?
¿Mujer o esposa? ¿Cuál de éstos es más cumplido? Quiero a decir que ella es mi amiga mejor.
Which of these words would be the bigger compliment to call my wife?
Esposa, mujer can also be a female that is not married to the subject. It is more formal to say esposa assuming they are married. Esposa is more polite. Since mi mujer is a possessive way of say this is my woman...
yes, the vows came from an old Spanish, esposa is a lot more formal and respectful to refer to your wife than mujer.
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