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"Beautiful" is an adjective which is often translated as "hermoso", and "hey" is an interjection which is often translated as "oye". Learn more about the difference between "beautiful" and "hey" below.
beautiful(
byu
-
dih
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fuhl
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. hermoso
This poet always writes about beautiful things.Este poeta suele escribir sobre las cosas hermosas.
b. bello
He took her to watch the beautiful sunset.La llevó a mirar el atardecer bello.
c. precioso
The city is beautiful in spring.La ciudad está preciosa en primavera.
d. guapo
You look beautiful in that dress.Te ves guapa con ese vestido.
e. bonito
The dress is elegant and beautiful.El vestido es elegante y bonito.
f. lindo
What a beautiful cat!¡Qué gato más lindo!
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hey(
hey
)
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(used to call someone's attention)
a. oye
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
Hey! What's wrong with you?¡Oye! ¿Qué te pasa?
b. eh
Hey! You can't eat here.¡Eh! No se puede comer aquí.
c. mira
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
Hey! Don't step on the grass!¡Mira! ¡No pises el césped!
d. escucha
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
Hey, I'm talking to you!¡Escucha! ¡Te estoy hablando!
e. ole
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
Hey, don't talk to me like that!¡Ole! ¡No me hables así!
f. hala
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
Hey, don't feed the dog!¡Hala! ¡No le des comida al perro!
g. momentito
Regionalism used in Argentina
(Argentina)
Hey, don't cut in line!¡Momentito! ¡No te cueles!
2. (greeting)
a. hola
Hey! How's it going?¡Hola! ¿Qué tal?
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