Quick answer
"Clause" is a noun which is often translated as "la cláusula", and "when" is an adverb which is often translated as "cuándo". Learn more about the difference between "clause" and "when" below.
clause(
klaz
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (legal)
a. la cláusula
(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).
(contract)
This clause in the contract stipulates that the contractor must be paid within 30 days.Esta cláusula del contrato estipula que se le debe pagar al contratista en un plazo de 30 días.
2. (grammar)
a. la oración
(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).
In order to connect two independent clauses, you need to use a conjunction.Para vincular dos oraciones independientes, hay que usar una conjunción.
b. la cláusula
(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).
Some "if" clauses in Spanish require the use of the subjunctive.Algunas cláusulas con "si" en español requieren el uso del subjuntivo.
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when(
wehn
)
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (in questions)
a. cuándo
When was the last time you cried?¿Cuándo fue la última vez que lloraste?
A conjunction is a word that connects words, phrases, clauses, or sentences (e.g. The cat and the dog slept.).
2. (relative)
a. cuando
I was sleeping when he got home.Estaba durmiendo cuando llegó a casa.
b. en que
That was the year when we bought our first apartment.Ese fue el año en que compramos nuestro primer apartamento.
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