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"Digno" is an adjective which is often translated as "worthy", and "blando" is an adjective which is often translated as "soft". Learn more about the difference between "digno" and "blando" below.
digno(
deeg
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noh
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (deserving)
a. worthy
Es definitivamente digna de mi confianza.She is definitely worthy of my trust.
b. worth
Lo voy a grabar con el teléfono porque esto es digno de verse.I'm going to record it with my phone because this is worth seeing.
2. (appropriate)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Nada le parece digno de su categoría.Nothing is enough for her.
Desde luego, eres digna hija de tu madre.There's no doubt you're your mother's daughter.
3. (honest)
a. honorable
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Llegados a este punto, lo más digno sería dimitir.Having reached this point, resigning would be the most honorable thing to do.
b. honourable (United Kingdom)
Ojalá hubiera personas más dignas representando a los ciudadanos.I wish there were more honourable people representing the citizens.
4. (proud)
a. dignified
Lo miró a través de las lágrimas con una expresión muy digna.She looked at him through her tears with a very dignified expression.
5. (acceptable)
a. decent (home or salary)
Vivimos en una casa digna, que pagamos con gran esfuerzo.We live in a decent house, that we pay for with much effort.
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blando(
blahn
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doh
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (not hard)
a. soft
Las camas del hotel eran sorprendentemente blandas.The hotel beds were surprisingly soft.
2. (not tough)
a. tender
Me parece que la carne sabe mejor cuando está blanda.I think meat tastes better when it is tender.
3. (tolerant)
a. soft
No seas blando con tus hijos cuando no cumplan su toque de queda.Don't be soft on your children when they miss their curfew.
b. lenient
El abogado dijo que la ley es a veces más blanda con las mujeres.The lawyer claimed that the law is sometimes more lenient with women.
c. indulgent
Sus blandos padres siempre le compraron lo que quiso.His indulgent parents always bought him everything he wanted.
4. (lacking strength)
a. weak
Le dijeron que era demasiado blando para jugar al fútbol americano, pero ahora es profesional.They told him he was too weak to play American football, but now he's a professional.
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