Quick answer
"Comprehension" is a noun which is often translated as "la comprensión", and "knowledge" is a noun which is often translated as "el conocimiento". Learn more about the difference between "comprehension" and "knowledge" below.
comprehension(
kam
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prih
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hehn
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shihn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (capacity)
a. la comprensión
(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).
Reading will help you widen your knowledge and comprehension of the topic.La lectura contribuirá a ampliar sus conocimientos y su comprensión del tema.
2. (education) (United Kingdom)
a. el ejercicio de comprensión
(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 comprehension will consist of listening to a dialog, and answering five questions about it.El ejercicio de comprensión consistirá en escuchar un diálogo y responder cinco preguntas sobre él.
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knowledge(
na
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lihj
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (awareness)
a. el conocimiento
(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).
I didn't have any knowledge of the situation.No tenía conocimiento de la situación.
2. (proficiency)
a. los conocimientos
(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).
His knowledge of German is very basic.Sus conocimientos de alemán son muy básicos.
3. (erudition)
a. el saber
(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 acquisition of knowledge was the professor's only aim in life.La adquisición del saber era el único objetivo en la vida del profesor.
b. la sabiduría
(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).
We were impressed by the candidate's knowledge and professionalism.Nos quedamos impresionados por la sabiduría y el profesionalismo del candidato.
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