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"Coughing" is a noun which is often translated as "las toses", and "cough" is a noun which is often translated as "la tos". Learn more about the difference between "coughing" and "cough" below.
coughing(
kaf
-
ihng
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. las toses
(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).
Some symptoms of the infection are coughing and fever.Algunos síntomas de la infección son las toses y fiebre.
b. el toser
(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).
She was weak and in pain, and the coughing exhausted her.Estaba débil y dolorida, y el toser la agotaba.
c. 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).
Dave laughed so much he had a fit of coughing.Dave rio tanto que le dio un ataque de tos.
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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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