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"Despertarse" is a reflexive verb which is often translated as "to wake up", and "mañana" is an adverb which is often translated as "tomorrow". Learn more about the difference between "despertarse" and "mañana" below.
despertarse(
dehs
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pehr
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tahr
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seh
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A reflexive verb is a verb that indicates that the subject performs an action on itself (e.g. Miguel se lava.).
1. (to awake from sleep)
a. to wake up
Despiértame antes de irte.Wake me up before you go.
despertar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to awake from sleep)
a. to wake up
La policía vino y despertó a todo el edificio.The police came and woke up the whole building.
3. (to stimulate)
a. to arouse
Por donde quiera que vaya despierta simpatías.Wherever he goes he arouses sympathy.
4. (to conjure)
a. to awaken
Los olores despertaron viejos recuerdos de la infancia.The smells awakened old childhood memories.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
5. (start)
a. awakening
Con el despertar de la naturaleza en primavera, florecen muchas flores hermosas.With the awakening of nature in spring, many beautiful flowers bloom.
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mañana(
mah
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nyah
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nah
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (day after today)
a. tomorrow
Estaba planeando estudiar mañana.I was planning to study tomorrow.
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
2. (time of day)
a. morning
Mi esposo siempre se levanta a las seis de la mañana.My husband always gets up at six in the morning.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
3. (time to come)
a. tomorrow (figurative)
La educación moldea a la generación del mañana.Education shapes the generation of tomorrow.
b. future (figurative)
No tienes por qué temer el mañana.There's no reason to fear the future.
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