Quick answer
"Corporal" is a noun which is often translated as "el/la cabo", and "lance corporal" is a noun which is often translated as "el/la soldado de primera clase". Learn more about the difference between "corporal" and "lance corporal" below.
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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. (military)
a. el cabo
(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 cabo
(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).
The corporal gave the soldiers the order to cease fire.La cabo dio orden a los soldados de hacer alto al fuego.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (physical)
a. corporal
The teachers at Harry's school were very strict and cruel, and did not shy away from using corporal punishment.Los maestros en la escuela de Harry eran estrictos y crueles, y no vacilaban en usar el castigo corporal.
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lance corporal
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (military)
a. el soldado de primera clase
(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 soldado de primera clase
(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).
Joe was just promoted to the rank of lance corporal.Acaban de ascender a Joe al rango de soldado de primera clase.
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