Quick answer
"Cutie" is a noun which is often translated as "la monada", and "hey" is an interjection which is often translated as "oye". Learn more about the difference between "cutie" and "hey" below.
cutie(
kyu
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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.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(cute person or thing)
a. la monada
(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).
Laurel's baby is such a cutie!¡El bebé de Laurel es toda una monada!
b. la lindura
(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 son is such a cutie; he looks like a cherub.Tu hijo es una lindura; parece un querubín.
c. la preciosidad
(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).
Which of the puppies do you want? - That little cutie with the black spots!¿Cuál de los cachorros te quieres llevar? - ¡Esa preciosidad de las manchas negras!
d. la hermosura
(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).
What a cutie that kitten with the grey stripes is!¡Qué hermosura la gatita de las rayas grises!
2. (term of endearment)
a. el precioso
(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 preciosa
(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).
How are you, cutie? It's been a long time since I saw you around here.¿Cómo estás, precioso? Hace mucho que no te veo por acá.
b. el cariño
(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).
Look, cutie, I don't have time to play right now.Mira, cariño, no tengo tiempo ahorita para jugar.
c. el bombón
(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).
Hi there, cutie! - My name's not Cutie.¡Hola, bombón! - No me llamo Bombón.
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hey(
hey
)
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(used to call someone's attention)
a. oye
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
Hey! What's wrong with you?¡Oye! ¿Qué te pasa?
b. eh
Hey! You can't eat here.¡Eh! No se puede comer aquí.
c. mira
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
Hey! Don't step on the grass!¡Mira! ¡No pises el césped!
d. escucha
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
Hey, I'm talking to you!¡Escucha! ¡Te estoy hablando!
e. ole
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
Hey, don't talk to me like that!¡Ole! ¡No me hables así!
f. hala
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
Hey, don't feed the dog!¡Hala! ¡No le des comida al perro!
g. momentito
Regionalism used in Argentina
(Argentina)
Hey, don't cut in line!¡Momentito! ¡No te cueles!
2. (greeting)
a. hola
Hey! How's it going?¡Hola! ¿Qué tal?
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