Quick answer
"Conditional" is an adjective which is often translated as "condicional", and "know" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "saber". Learn more about the difference between "conditional" and "know" below.
conditional(
kuhn
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dih
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shih
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nuhl
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (provisional)
a. condicional
The university has given me a conditional offer of a post-doctoral fellowship.La universidad me hizo la oferta condicional de una beca posdoctoral.
2. (grammar)
a. condicional
A conditional clause can come before or after the main clause in the sentence.Una cláusula condicional puede venir antes o después de la cláusula principal de la frase.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (grammar)
a. el potencial
(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 teacher gave us some exercises in the use of the conditional with the past perfect.El profesor nos dio unos ejercicios sobre el uso del potencial con el pluscuamperfecto.
b. el condicional
(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).
You've translated "I would go" using the future tense, but it's a conditional.Has traducido "I would go" como futuro, pero es un condicional.
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know(
no
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to possess knowledge of or skills in)
a. saber
Do you know when the next bus is leaving?¿Sabes a qué hora sale el próximo autobús?
He knows French, Spanish, and German.Sabe francés, español y alemán.
2. (to be acquainted with)
a. conocer
I know her from school, but we're not really friends.La conozco de la escuela, pero realmente no somos amigos.
3. (to understand)
a. entender
I don't know how you can treat her like that.No entiendo cómo puedes tratarla así.
4. (to recognize)
a. reconocer
I knew him just by hearing his voice.Lo reconocí tan solo de escuchar su voz.
5. (to be certain of)
a. saber
I don't know if you should walk home so late.No sé si deberías caminar sola a tu casa a esta hora.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
6. (to possess knowledge)
a. saber
Is today Tuesday? - I don't know.¿Hoy es martes? - No lo sé.
7. (to be certain)
a. saber
Did I leave the keys on the table? - I don't know.¿Dejé las llaves sobre la mesa? - No sé.
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
8. (to have memorized)
a. saberse
Do you know the alphabet yet?¿Ya te sabes el abecedario?
He knows a lot about the American Civil War.Se sabe mucho de la guerra civil estadounidense.
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