Quick answer
"Derecha" is a noun which is often translated as "right", and "hecho" is a noun which is often translated as "fact". Learn more about the difference between "derecha" and "hecho" below.
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (right-hand side)
a. right
Verás la escuela a la derecha.You will see the school on the right.
2. (anatomy)
a. right hand
Levanta la derecha para contestar.Raise your right hand to answer.
3. (politics)
a. right
Un día la izquierda está en el poder y al día siguiente la derecha gobierna el país.One day the left is in power, and the next day the right is governing the country.
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (reality)
a. fact
¿Cuáles son los hechos de su historia?What are the facts of his story?
2. (event)
a. incident
Están muy avergonzados por aquel hecho.They are very ashamed of that incident.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (to be done)
a. made
La artesanía que venden en el mercado está toda hecha a mano.The crafts sold at the market are all hand made.
¿De qué está hecho?What is it made of?
b. done
Me gustan los filetes bien hechos.I like my steak well done.
¡Bien hecho!Well done!
4. (finished)
a. ready
¿Está hecha la cena?Is dinner ready?
5. (turned into)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Después de la mudanza, estaba hecha polvo.I was completely exhausted after we moved.
Esta casa está hecha un asco.This house is really dirty.
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