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"Craving" is a noun which is often translated as "el antojo", and "self" is a noun which is often translated as "el mismo". Learn more about the difference between "craving" and "self" below.
craving(
kreyv
-
ihng
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (strong desire)
a. el antojo
(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).
(for food)
I remember my cravings for apples when I was pregnant.Me acuerdo de los antojos de manzanas que tenía cuando estaba embarazada.
b. 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).
I'm trying to resist the craving for a cigarette.Estoy tratando de resistir el ansia de un cigarrillo.
c. las ansias
(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).
She had an insatiable craving for attention.Tenía ansias insaciables de atención.
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self(
sehlf
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (a person's nature or essential being)
a. el mismo
(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 misma
(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).
When Juana returned to the team, she got back to being her old self.Cuando Juana volvió al equipo, volvió a ser la misma de antes.
b. el lado
(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).
Unfortunately, Greg didn't bring his better self to the meeting and it was a disaster.Por desgracia, Greg no mostró su lado bueno en la reunión y resultó un desastre.
c. el yo
(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).
After divorcing her abusive husband, Abby went on a journey of discovery to find her true self.Tras divorciarse de su marido abusivo, Abby partió en un viaje de descubrimiento para encontrar a su verdadero yo.
d. el ser
(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 puts her whole self into it when she's playing the piano.Pone todo su ser cuando está tocando el piano.
2. (psychology)
a. el yo
(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).
Selfish people put the self ahead of any other thing.La gente egoísta antepone el yo a todo lo demás.
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