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"Agua" is a noun which is often translated as "water", and "programa" is a noun which is often translated as "program". Learn more about the difference between "agua" and "programa" below.
agua(
ah
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gwah
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (element)
a. water
El pintor mezcló agua y pintura roja para crear un tono salmón.The painter mixed water and red paint to create a salmon shade.
2. (beverage)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. juice
Mi mamá nos preparó agua de tamarindo.My mom made us some tamarind juice.
3. (beverage)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. tea infusion
Te va a caer bien el agua de rosas que te preparé.The rose tea infusion I made you will make you feel better.
4. (beverage)
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
a. soda
Vamos a la tienda por unas aguas light.Let's go to the store for some diet sodas.
aguas
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
5. (caution)
Regionalism used in Guatemala
(Guatemala)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. watch out
¡Aguas! Hay un alacrán justo al lado de tu pie.Watch out! There's a scorpion right next to your foot.
b. be careful
Aguas con este plato; está muy caliente.Be careful with this plate; it's very hot.
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
6. (sea, river, or lake)
a. waters
Las aguas del lago Minnetonka son purificantes.The waters of Lake Minnetonka are purifying.
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programa(
proh
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grah
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mah
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (show)
a. program
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Ceci ve un programa de televisión que comienza a las 8 pm.Ceci watches a TV program that comes on at 8 pm.
b. programme (United Kingdom)
Todos están hablando del nuevo programa de radio que sacaron en España.Everyone is talking about the new radio programme they put out in Spain.
2. (system)
a. program
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El gobierno lanzó un programa para disminuir el uso de botellas de plástico.The government launched a program to reduce the use of plastic bottles.
b. programme (United Kingdom)
Nuestro colegio tiene un programa de música muy diverso.Our school has a very diverse music programme.
3. (course outline)
a. syllabus
Echó un vistazo al programa de la clase y casi se desmayó.He took one look at the class syllabus and almost fainted.
b. program
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
En el programa del próximo año escolar dice que van a ofrecer clases de chino.In the program for the next school year it says they will offer Chinese.
c. programme (United Kingdom)
Escribieron mal el nombre de mi curso en el programa de clases.They wrote the name of my course incorrectly in the course programme.
4. (pamphlet)
a. program
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Sintió mucha emoción al ver su nombre en el programa como artista principal.She felt excited when she saw her name in the program as the headliner.
b. programme (United Kingdom)
En el programa dice que al final de la obra podemos conocer los actores.In the programme it says that we can meet the actors after the show.
5. (computing)
a. program
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Uso un programa en la computadora para registrar cuánto tiempo me toma hacer mi trabajo.I use a program on my computer to track how much time I spend on my work.
b. programme (United Kingdom)
Este nuevo programa de bases de datos es mucho más rápido y fácil de usar.This new database programme is much faster and easier to use.
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