Quick answer
"Class" is a noun which is often translated as "la clase", and "type" is a noun which is often translated as "el tipo". Learn more about the difference between "class" and "type" below.
class(
klahs
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (lesson)
a. la clase
(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 English class begins at 9 am.Mi clase de inglés comienza a las 9 am.
2. (group of students)
a. la clase
(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).
Teachers complain that classes are too big.Los profesores se quejan de que las clases son demasiado numerosas.
3. (social stratum)
a. la clase
(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).
Bertie refused to be defined by his class and wanted to succeed on merit.Bertie se rehusaba a ser definido por su clase y quería triunfar por su propio mérito.
4. (stylishness)
a. la clase
(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).
Just by looking at the way she holds her cigarette, you can tell she's got class.Basta ver la forma que tiene de sujetar el cigarro para darse cuenta de que tiene clase.
5. (biology)
a. la clase
(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).
Butterflies belong to the class Insecta.Las mariposas pertenecen a la clase Insecta.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
6. (to organize)
a. clasificar
This entry should be classed as a gift rather than as income.Esta entrada debería estar clasificada como obsequio en lugar de ingreso.
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type(
tayp
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (classification)
a. el tipo
(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 is not the type of dress I'm looking for.Este no es el tipo de vestido que busco.
2. (individual)
a. el tipo
(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 tipa
(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).
(colloquial)
Yes, I've met Frank. He's a funny type.Sí, conozco a Frank. Es un tipo muy raro.
3. (printed characters)
a. la tipo
(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).
All content will be written in 10-point Arial type.Todo el contenido se escribirá en tipo Arial de 10 puntos.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to typewrite)
a. escribir a máquina
I type all my notes up after a lecture.Después de una clase, escribo a máquina todos mis apuntes.
b. teclear
I spent all day at work typing a report.Me pasé todo el día en el trabajo tecleando un informe.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (to typewrite)
a. escribir a máquina
The keyboard was so old, they heard her typing from the other room.El teclado era tan antiguo que la oyeron escribiendo a máquina desde la otra sala.
b. teclear
I never learned to type properly.Nunca aprendí a teclear bien.
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