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"Beauty" is a noun which is often translated as "la belleza", and "elegance" is a noun which is often translated as "la elegancia". Learn more about the difference between "beauty" and "elegance" below.
beauty(
byu
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di
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (quality)
a. la belleza
(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).
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.La belleza está en los ojos del que mira.
b. la hermosura
(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 beauty of a rose has no equal.La hermosura de una rosa no tiene parangón.
2. (beautiful woman)
a. la belleza
(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).
She really is a beauty.Es una verdadera belleza.
3. (fine specimen)
a. la preciosidad
(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).
This bracelet is a beauty.Esta pulsera es una preciosidad.
4. (advantage)
a. lo bueno (m)
The beauty of the system is that it can be used by anyone.Lo bueno de este sistema es que cualquiera puede utilizarlo.
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elegance(
eh
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luh
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gehns
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la elegancia
(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).
We were so stunned by her elegance that the room fell silent when she entered.Nos asombró tanto su elegancia que todos se quedaron en silencio cuando entró.
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