Quick answer
"Cos" is a noun which is often translated as "la lechuga romana", and "because" is a conjunction which is often translated as "porque". Learn more about the difference between "cos" and "because" below.
cos
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (botany) (United Kingdom)
a. la lechuga romana
(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).
I planted alternate rows of cos and iceberg lettuce.Planté hileras alternas de lechuga romana y repollada.
2. (culinary) (United Kingdom)
a. la lechuga romana
(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).
There was a salad of cos, arugula, and tomato to accompany the dish.Había una ensalada de lechuga romana, rúcula y tomate como acompañamiento del plato.
An abbreviation is the shortened form of a word or group of words (e.g. "UFO" = "unidentified flying object"; "p." = "page").
abbreviation
3. (cosine)
a. cos
Calculate cos α given that the hypotenuse equals 12.Calcular cos α sabiendo que la hipotenusa es igual a 12.
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because(
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A conjunction is a word that connects words, phrases, clauses, or sentences (e.g. The cat and the dog slept.).
1. (general)
a. porque
She is not coming because she can't find a babysitter.No viene porque no encuentra niñera.
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