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"Babe" is a noun which is often translated as "cariño", and "Hun" is a proper noun which is often translated as "el huno". Learn more about the difference between "babe" and "Hun" below.
babe(
beyb
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (term of endearment)
a. cariño
Babe, can you hold my hand?Cariño, ¿puedes tomar mi mano?
I don't know you, so don't call me "babe."No te conozco, así que no me digas "cariño."
2. (attractive female)
a. la mujer
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
What a babe!¡Qué mujer!
b. el bollo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(colloquial)
Ms. Gonzalez is a total babe.Sra. Gonzalez es un bollo total.
c. el jamón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Hey, don't call my mom a babe!¡Oye! No le llames jamón a mi mamá.
3. (infant)
a. el bebé
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The babe was not even born when they decided to name him Paul.Ni siquiera había nacido el bebé cuando decidieron llamarlo Paul.
b. el rorro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
The babe is crying.El rorro está llorando.
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Hun(
huhn
)
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
1. (Asiatic nomadic people of the past)
a. el huno
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la huna
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The Huns made the Romans pay tribute in the 5th century.Los hunos obligaron a los romanos a pagarles tributo en el siglo V.
2.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
(person from Germany)
a. el alemán
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la alemana
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Fred was eager to go help the Tommies fight the Huns in the First World War.Fred estaba ansioso por ir a ayudar a los soldados ingleses a luchar contra los alemanes en la Primera Guerra Mundial.
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