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"Covet" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "codiciar", and "lust" is a noun which is often translated as "la lujuria". Learn more about the difference between "covet" and "lust" below.
covet
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to want)
a. codiciar
I have to admit to coveting Johnny's vinyl collection.Tengo que admitir que codicio la colección de vinilos de Johnny.
b. desear
There's no point in coveting an auto like that as you'll never be able to have one.No vale la pena desear un carro así, ya que nunca lo podrás tener.
2. (religious)
a. codiciar
They say you shouldn't covet your neighbor's wife, but sometimes it's difficult not to.Dicen que no hay que codiciar a la esposa del prójimo, pero a veces es difícil no hacerlo.
b. desear
Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's house.No codiciarás la casa de tu prójimo.
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lust(
luhst
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (sexual desire)
a. la lujuria
(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).
Tom was overwhelmed by the lust he felt for his new coworker.La lujuria que su nueva colega despertaba en Tom lo dejaba abrumado.
b. el deseo
(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 can't concentrate because of the lust I feel for the girl next door.No me puedo concentrar por el deseo que siento por la chica de al lado.
2. (desire)
a. el ansia
(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).
Her lust for power played a role in her fall.El ansia de poder influyó en su ruina.
b. la sed
(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 travelers were seized by a lust for adventure.Los viajeros estaban poseídos por una sed de aventuras.
c. la codicia
(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).
(for money)
Raul's lust for money earned him the condemnation of everyone.La codicia de Raúl le granjeó la condena de todo el mundo.
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