Quick answer
"Curiosity" is a noun which is often translated as "la curiosidad", and "commodity" is a noun which is often translated as "el artículo". Learn more about the difference between "curiosity" and "commodity" below.
curiosity(
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a
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sih
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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. (inquisitive interest)
a. la curiosidad
(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).
This class is not a requirement for my degree. I am simply taking it to satisfy my curiosity.Este curso no es un necesario para mi licenciatura. Solo lo sigo para satisfacer mi curiosidad.
2. (strange thing)
a. la curiosidad
(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).
He hired people with anatomical curiosities to work as "freaks" in his circus.Contrató a gente con curiosidades anatómicas para que hicieran de "monstruos" en su circo.
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commodity(
kuh
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ma
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dih
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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. (commerce)
a. el artículo
(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).
Tin is one of Bolivia's most important export commodities.El estaño es es uno de los artículos de exportación más importantes de Bolivia.
b. el producto
(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).
Various commodities are sold in the city's central market.Se venden varios productos en el mercado central de la ciudad.
c. la mercancía
(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).
Bottled air from Canada has been sold as a commodity in some of the world's smog-infested cities.Se ha vendido aire embotellado de Canadá como mercancía en algunas de las ciudades contaminadas del mundo.
d. la mercadería
(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).
Many of the country's commodities are shipped by train.Muchas de las mercancías del país se envían por tren.
2. (finance)
a. la materia prima
(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).
Henry invests in commodites on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.Henry invierte en materias primas en la Bolsa Mercantil de Chicago.
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