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"Bear" is a noun which is often translated as "el oso", and "heart" is a noun which is often translated as "el corazón". Learn more about the difference between "bear" and "heart" below.
bear(
behr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (animal)
a. el oso
(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 osa
(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).
Polar bears live mainly in the Arctic Circle.Los osos polares viven principalmente en el círculo polar ártico.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to support weight)
a. soportar
The shelves have to bear the weight of the books.Los estantes tienen que soportar el peso de los libros.
b. aguantar
The elevator cannot bear a weight over 1500 pounds.El ascensor no puede aguantar un peso sobre 1500 libras.
c. resistir
My brother had to bear carrying the sofa all the way to the truck.Mi hermano tuvo que resistir llevar el sofá hasta la camioneta.
3. (to endure)
a. aguantar
I cannot bear his teasing anymore.Ya no aguanto sus bromas.
b. resistir
We all have to bear the loss of grandpa.Todos tenemos que resistir el fallecimiento de abuelo.
c. soportar
She could not bear seeing him suffering like that.Ella no pudo soportar viéndolo sufrir así.
4. (to be responsible for)
a. cargar con
He had to bear most of the responsibility for the company bankruptcy.Tuvo que cargar con casi toda la responsabilidad por la quiebra de la empresa.
5. (to carry)
a. llevar
They bore a huge banner at the parade.Llevaban una pancarta enorme en el desfile.
6. (to show)
a. tener
Their account bears little resemblance to reality.Su versión tiene poco que ver con la realidad.
7. (to produce)
a. dar
The lemon tree bore lemons for many months.El limonero dio limones durante muchos meses.
8. (to give birth)
a. dar a luz
She bore him two beautiful children.Le dio dos hijos preciosos.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
9. (to steer)
a. girar
You have to bear left at the traffic circle.Tiene que girar a la izquierda en la rotonda.
b. cargarse
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
You have to bear right as soon as you leave the highway.Tienen que cargarse a la derecha en cuanto salgan de la autopista.
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heart(
hart
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (anatomy)
a. el corazón
(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).
Hagfish have four hearts.Los peces bruja tienen cuatro corazones.
2. (center of emotions)
a. el corazón
(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).
Her last boyfriend really broke her heart.Su último novio sí que le partió el corazón.
3. (nature)
a. el corazón
(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).
She had a kind heart, and helped anyone she met.Tenía muy buen corazón y ayudaba a todo el que encontraba.
4. (courage)
a. el valor
(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).
I didn't have the heart to tell them they had lost everything.No tuve valor de decirles que lo habían perdido todo.
5. (enthusiasm)
a. las ganas
(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).
I think I have to quit my job; my heart just isn't in it anymore.Creo que tengo que dimitir de mi puesto; simplemente ya no tengo ganas de hacerlo.
6. (central part)
a. el corazón
(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).
We stayed at a hotel in the heart of the city.Nos quedamos en un hotel en el corazón de la ciudad.
b. el cogollo
(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).
(of celery or lettuce)
The salad calls for hearts of lettuce.La ensalada requiere cogollos de lechuga.
7. (essential part of something)
a. el meollo
(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).
This article addresses the heart of the question.Este artículo trata el meollo de la cuestión.
8. (memory)
a. la memoria
(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).
My daughter has learned the alphabet by heart.Mi hija ha aprendido el abecedario de memoria.
9. (card games)
a. el corazón
(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).
I won the hand with a flush of hearts.Gané la partida con un color de corazones.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
10. (related to the heart)
a. cardíaco
Did the electrocardiogram detect any kind of heart problem?¿Detectó el electrocardiograma algún tipo de problema cardíaco?
hearts
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
11. (card game)
a. corazones
What game should we play? - How about hearts?¿Qué juego deberíamos jugar? - ¿Qué tal corazones?
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