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"Charms" is a form of "charm", a noun which is often translated as "el encanto". "Delights" is a form of "delight", a noun which is often translated as "el deleite". Learn more about the difference between "charms" and "delights" below.
charm(
charm
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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. (quality)
a. el encanto
(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).
Our house is small, but it has a certain charm.Nuestra casa es pequeña, pero tiene cierto encanto.
Thanks to her charm, the interviewer had the president smiling and relaxed right away.Gracias a su encanto, la entrevistadora tuvo al presidente sonriente y relajado de inmediato.
b. el atractivo
(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).
Her charm has won her many admirers.Su atractivo le ha ganado muchos admiradores.
c. el duende
(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 honeymooners were fascinated by the charm of the beach town.Los recién casados estaban fascinados por el duende del pueblo playero.
2. (spell)
a. el hechizo
(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 princess asked the witch to teach her the words of the love charm.La princesa le pedió a la bruja que le enseñara las palabras del hechizo de amor.
3. (jewelry)
a. el dije
(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).
Monica has a charm on her bracelet of one half of a heart.Mónica tiene un dije de medio corazón en su pulsera.
4. (lucky object)
a. el amuleto
(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).
Franco always carries a clover as a good luck charm.Franco siempre lleva un trébol como amuleto de buena suerte.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to captivate)
a. encantar
Michael charmed us all with his amusing stories.Michael nos encantó a todos con sus historias divertidas.
b. cautivar
Anastasia's singing charmed the audience.El canto de Anastasia cautivó al público.
6. (to bewitch)
a. encantar
It is said that Dizzy Gillespie once charmed a snake with a trumpet.Se dice que Dizzy Gillespie una vez encantó una víbora con una trompeta.
b. hechizar
The nanny charmed her umbrella to fly her to her job.La niñera hechizó el paraguas para llevarla por el aire a su puesto.
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delight(
dih
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layd
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (happiness)
a. el deleite
(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).
When I got home, to my delight, dinner was already on the table.Cuando llegué a casa, para mi deleite, la cena ya estaba en la mesa.
b. el placer
(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).
Her mother could not conceal her delight when hearing the news.Su madre no pudo ocultar su placer al enterarse de las noticias.
2. (source of happiness)
a. el placer
(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).
It's always a delight to travel to Paris.Siempre es un placer viajar a París.
b. la delicia
(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).
What a delight it is to sunbathe on the beach!¡Qué delicia tomar el sol en la playa!
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to please)
a. deleitar
The entertainer delighted the audience with her antics.La artista deleitó al público con sus payasadas.
b. encantar
It really delighted me that you were able to come visit this weekend.Me encantó que pudieras venir a visitarme este fin de semana.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (to enjoy; used with "in")
a. deleitarse
She delighted in playing the flute for hours in her bedroom.Se deleitaba tocando la flauta durante horas en su habitación.
b. disfrutar
The couple delighted in the company of so many old friends.La pareja disfrutaba con la compañía de tantos viejos amigos.
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