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"Brilliance" is a noun which is often translated as "el resplandor", and "solve" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "resolver". Learn more about the difference between "brilliance" and "solve" below.
brilliance
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (brightness)
a. el resplandor
(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 path was lit by the brilliance of the moon and the stars.El resplandor de la luna y las estrellas alumbraba el sendero.
b. el fulgor
(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 brilliance of the jewels in the queen's crown were almost blinding.El fulgor de las piedras preciosas de la corona de la reina era casi enceguecedor.
c. el brillo
(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 peeped out of the window, and the brilliance of the sun dazzled me.Espié por la ventana, y el brillo del sol me encandiló.
d. la luminosidad
(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).
Brilliance is a fundamental trait of color.La luminosidad es una característica fundamental del color.
2. (cleverness)
a. la brillantez
(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 son's brilliance constantly impresses his teachers.La brillantez de mi hijo impresiona constantemente a sus maestros.
b. la genialidad
(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).
Given his brilliance, it's no surprise that he was accepted to all the colleges he applied to.Dada su genialidad, no sorprendió a nadie que fuera admitido por todas la universidades a las que envió solicitud.
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solve(
salv
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to resolve)
a. resolver
In an attempt to solve the financial crisis, the government imposed new taxes.En un intento de resolver la crisis financiera, el gobierno impuso nuevos impuestos.
b. solucionar
You must solve the problem yourself.Tienes que solucionar el problema tú mismo.
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