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"Dios" is a noun which is often translated as "god", and "señor" is a noun which is often translated as "man". Learn more about the difference between "dios" and "señor" below.
el dios, la diosa(
dyohs
)
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
1. (supernatural being)
a. god (masculine or both genders)
Marte era el dios romano de la guerra.Mars was the Roman god of war.
Los antiguos griegos creían en muchos dioses.The ancient Greeks believed in many gods.
b. goddess (feminine)
Venus era la diosa romana del amor.Venus was the Roman goddess of love.
2. (influential person)
a. god (masculine or both genders)
Para mí, Kurt Cobain era el supremo dios del rock.Kurt Cobain was the ultimate rock god for me.
b. goddess (feminine)
Ingrid Bergman era una diosa del cine.Ingrid Bergman was a movie goddess.
Dios
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
3. (supernatural being)
a. God
Según la Biblia, Dios creó el mundo en siete días.According to the Bible, God created the world in seven days.
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señor(
seh
-
nyohr
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (adult male)
a. man
El señor de la tienda me cobró 25 dólares.The man at the store charged me 25 dollars.
b. gentleman
Está saliendo con un señor que conoció en el club de golf.She's dating a gentleman she met at the golf club.
2. (spouse)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. husband
Le dijo a su señor que no se le olvidara la leche para su bebé.She told her husband not to forget the milk for their baby.
3. (boss)
a. master
El señor ha contratado cinco jardineros.The master has hired five gardeners.
4. (form of address)
a. sir
Señor, ¿le gustaría una taza de té?Would you like a cup of tea, sir?
b. Mr. (title)
El señor Ramírez llega mañana de Madrid.Mr. Ramirez arrives tomorrow from Madrid.
c. Sir (title)
Al conferirle el título de caballero, ahora se conoce como Sir Richard.Having been knighted, he is now known as Sir Richard.
d. Lord (title)
El señor Neuberger fue presidente de la corte suprema del Reino Unido.Lord Neuberger was president of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(splendid)
a. awesome
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¡Qué señor coche tienes!What an awesome car you have!
Señor
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
6. (religion)
a. Lord
El Señor, tu Dios, está en medio de ustedes. The Lord your God is in your midst.
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