Quick answer
"Mas" is a form of "ma", a noun which is often translated as "la mamá". "Costar" is a noun which is often translated as "el/la coprotagonista". Learn more about the difference between "costar" and "mas" 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. (film, theater, television)
a. el coprotagonista
(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 coprotagonista
(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).
Marilyn Monroe and Jane Russell were costars in "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes."Marilyn Monroe y Jane Russel fueron coprotagonistas de "Los caballeros las prefieren rubias".
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (film, theater, television; often used with "in" and "with")
a. ser coprotagonista
Garbo costarred with Gable in the 1931 movie "Susan Lenox."Garbo fue coprotagonista con Gable de la película de 1931 "Susan Lenox".
b. coprotagonizar (transitive)
James is costarring in a new TV drama series.James coprotagoniza una nueva teleserie dramática.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (film, theater, television)
a. tener como coprotagonistas a
The comedy costarred Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau.La comedia tenía como protagonistas a Jack Lemmon y Walter Matthau.
b. ser coprotagonizado por
The new show will premiere in Broadway and will costar three well-known actors.La nueva producción se estrenará en Broadway y será coprotagonizada por tres conocidos intérpretes.
c. está coprotagonizado por
The play costars Jackman and Craig.La obra está coprotagonizada por Jackman y Craig.
d.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
"Costarring Kevin Peña," my mom said. "Is he the one in the zombie movies?""Con Kevin Peña", dijo mi mamá. "¿Ese es el de las películas de zombies?".
The movie costars Mortensen and Dunst.Mortensen y Dunst coprotagonizan la película.
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ma(
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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. (general)
a. la mamá
(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).
My ma is always there for me.Mi mamá siempre está cuando la necesito.
MA
An abbreviation is the shortened form of a word or group of words (e.g. "UFO" = "unidentified flying object"; "p." = "page").
abbreviation
2. (Master of Arts)
a. la maestría
(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).
My mom has an MA in English.Mi mamá tiene una maestría en inglés.
b. el máster
(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 university offers a one-year MA program.La universidad ofrece un programa de máster de un año.
3. (U.S. state)
a. Massachusetts
I sent a letter to the office in Boston, MA.Envié una carta a la oficina en Boston, Massachusetts.
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