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"Comparative" is an adjective which is often translated as "comparativo", and "somebody" is a pronoun which is often translated as "alguien". Learn more about the difference between "comparative" and "somebody" below.
comparative(
kuhm
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peh
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ruh
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dihv
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (involving comparison)
a. comparativo
The researchers conducted a comparative analysis of treatments for hepatitis B.Los investigadores realizaron un análisis comparativo de los tratamientos para la hepatitis B.
b. comparado
Zeina just completed her degree in comparative literature.Zeina acaba de terminar sus estudios de literatura comparada.
2. (relative)
a. relativo
They won the first game in the tournament with comparative ease.Ganaron el primer partido del torneo con relativa facilidad.
3. (grammar)
a. comparativo
The student mistakenly used the comparative adverb "more" with the comparative adjective "better."El estudiante utilizó erróneamente el adverbio comparativo "más" con el adjetivo comparativo "mejor".
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
4. (grammar)
a. el comparativo
(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 had a review of comparatives and superlatives in English class today.Hoy hicimos un repaso de los comparativos y los superlativos en la clase de inglés.
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somebody(
suhm
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ba
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di
)
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
1. (some person)
a. alguien
Would somebody lend me a pen?¿Alguien me prestaría un bolígrafo?
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (an important person)
a. el personaje
(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).
He is a real somebody in the field of research.Es todo un personaje en el campo de la investigación.
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