Quick answer
"Capital" is a noun which is often translated as "la capital", and "property" is a noun which is often translated as "la propiedad". Learn more about the difference between "capital" and "property" below.
capital(
kah
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pih
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duhl
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (geography)
a. la capital
(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).
Paris is the capital of France.París es la capital de Francia.
2. (letter)
a. la mayúscula
(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).
Please spell out your name in capitals.Por favor escribe tu nombre con letras mayúsculas.
3. (finance)
a. el capital
(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 new business plan ensures an increase in annual capital.Este nuevo plan de negocio asegura un aumento en capital anual.
4. (architecture)
a. el capitel
(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).
Greek capitals are the most beautiful columns in ancient architecture.Los capiteles griegos son las columnas más hermosas de la arquitectura antigua.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
5. (important)
a. capital
His presence at the meeting was capital in reaching an agreement.Su presencia en la reunión fue capital para llegar a un acuerdo.
b. primordial
The capital objective is to get a new partner.El objetivo primordial es conseguir un nuevo socio.
6. (letter)
a. mayúsculo
Are proper nouns written with a capital letter?¿Los nombres propios se escriben con letra mayúscula inicial?
7.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(splendid)
a. estupendo
The show was capital!¡El espectáculo fue estupendo!
8. (legal)
a. capital
First-degree murder is considered a capital offense.Un asesinato premeditado es considerado delito capital.
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property(
pra
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puhr
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di
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (possession)
a. la propiedad
(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).
Hey, don't touch the car. It's not your property.Oye, no toques el coche. No es de tu propiedad.
2. (real estate)
a. la propiedad
(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).
Who owns the property next door?¿Quién es el dueño de la propiedad de al lado?
b. el inmueble
(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 luxurious property has been discounted to under $10,000,000.Este lujoso inmueble ha bajado a menos de $10,000,000.
c. el terreno
(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 plan to develop this property into a first class hotel.Tenemos la intención de convertir este terreno en un hotel de primera clase.
3. (attribute)
a. la propiedad
(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 plant is said to have cancer-curing properties.Se dice que esta planta tiene propiedades que curan el cáncer.
4. (phenomenon)
a. el estrella
(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 estrella
(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).
He is the hottest property in Hollywood this year.Él es la estrella de moda en Hollywood este año.
5. (theater)
a. el accesorio
(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 properties for the play included swords, apples, and coffee cups.Los accesorios para la obra incluyeron espadas, manzanas y tazas para café.
properties
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
6. (theater)
a. el atrezzo
(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).
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
The students made the play's properties.El atrezzo de la obra lo hicieron los alumnos.
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