Quick answer
"Continua" is a form of "continuum", a noun which is often translated as "el continuo". "Infinitive" is a noun which is often translated as "el infinitivo". Learn more about the difference between "continua" and "infinitive" below.
continuum
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (sequence)
a. el continuo
(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).
In the old Roman Empire there was a dialect continuum from southern Italy to Portugal.En el antiguo Imperio Romano había un continuo de dialectos desde el sur de Italia hasta Portugal.
2. (mathematics)
a. el continuo
(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).
A mathematical continuum is a set of real numbers.Un continuo matemático es un conjunto de números reales.
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infinitive(
ihn
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fih
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nih
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dihv
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (grammar)
a. el infinitivo
(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 infinitive of "goes" is "to go."El infinitivo de "goes" es "to go".
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (grammar)
a. infinitivo
The verb in that sentence should be in the infinitive form.El verbo de esa oración tendría que estar en la forma infinitiva.
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