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"Beauty" is a noun which is often translated as "la belleza", and "hair" is a noun which is often translated as "el pelo". Learn more about the difference between "beauty" and "hair" 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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hair(
hehr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (multiple strands)
a. el pelo
(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).
(on a human head)
You have to put your hair up to work in my kitchen.Tienes que recogerte el pelo para trabajar en mi cocina.
b. el cabello
(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).
(on a human head)
The princess had long blond hair.La princesa tenía el cabello largo y rubio.
c. el vello
(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).
(on a human body)
Waxing facial hair is quite painful.Eliminar el vello facial con cera es bastante doloroso.
2. (single strand)
a. el pelo
(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).
My grandfather only had three hairs on his head.Mi abuelo solo tenía tres pelos en la cabeza.
3. (on animals)
a. el pelo
(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 am allergic to cat hair.Soy alérgica al pelo de los gatos.
4. (fine hair)
a. la pelusa
(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 leaves were covered in very fine hairs.Las hojas estaban cubiertas de una pelusa muy fina.
This mohair sweater sheds a lot of hair.Este suéter de mohair bota mucha pelusa.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
5. (relative to hair)
a. capilar
Dandruff is a hair problem in which flakes form on the scalp.La caspa es un problema capilar en el que se producen descamaciones en el cuero cabelludo.
b. para el pelo
I bought a hair product based on natural products.Me compré un producto para el pelo hecho de productos naturales.
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