Quick answer
"Colleagues" is a noun which is often translated as "el/la colega", and "coworker" is a noun which is also often translated as "el/la colega". Learn more about the difference between "colleagues" and "coworker" below.
colleague(
ka
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lig
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el colega
(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 colega
(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).
One of Daphne's colleagues at the newspaper helped her to make contact with the Secretary of Labor.Uno de los colegas de Daphne del periódico la ayudó a contactar al Secretario de Trabajo.
b. el compañero
(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 compañera
(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).
I have a programmer colleague who can improve your website.Tengo un compañero programador que puede mejorar tu sitio web.
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coworker(
ko
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wuhr
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kuhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el colega
(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 colega
(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 coworkers gave me a bottle of champagne for my birthday.Mis colegas me regalaron una botella de champaña en mi cumpleaños.
b. el compañero de trabajo
(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 compañera de trabajo
(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).
A coworker started singing loudly with her headphones on in the office today.Una compañera de trabajo empezó a cantar en voz alta con sus audífonos puestos hoy en la oficina.
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