Quick answer
"Cough" is a noun which is often translated as "la tos", and "headache" is a noun which is often translated as "el dolor de cabeza". Learn more about the difference between "cough" and "headache" below.
cough(
kaf
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (illness)
a. la tos
(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).
Your cough is really persistent; you should go to the doctor.Tienes una tos muy persistente; deberías ir al médico.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (illness)
a. toser
If you don't stop coughing, you will have to leave the classroom.Si no dejas de toser, tendrás que salir de la sala de clases.
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headache(
hehd
-
eyk
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (pain)
a. el dolor de cabeza
(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).
I've had a headache since I got up this morning.He tenido dolor de cabeza desde que me levanté esta mañana.
b. la jaqueca
(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).
(severe)
The doctor prescribed new medication for my headaches.El doctor me recetó un medicamento nuevo para mis jaquecas.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(problem)
a. el dolor de cabeza
(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 question of immigration has become a headache for the government.El tema de la inmigración se ha convertido en un dolor de cabeza para el gobierno.
b. el quebradero de cabeza
(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).
(colloquial)
Organizing the event was a headache from start to finish.Organizar el evento fue un quebradero de cabeza de principio a fin.
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