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"Ánimo" is a noun which is often translated as "mood", and "energía" is a noun which is often translated as "energy". Learn more about the difference between "ánimo" and "energía" below.
ánimo(
ah
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nee
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moh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (emotional state)
a. mood
Hace tanto calor que no estoy con el ánimo para salir.It's so hot I'm not in the mood to go out.
b. spirits
Los niños suelen estar de buen ánimo después de la merienda.The children are usually in good spirits after snack time.
2. (enthusiasm)
a. energy
El ánimo que Lala aporta al ambiente de trabajo es impresionante.The energy that Lala brings to the work environment is impressive.
b. spirit
Elisa tiene una gran fortaleza de ánimo y nunca se da por vencida.Elisa has great strength of spirit and never gives up.
3. (reassurance)
a. encouragement
Siempre estaré agradecida a mi profesora de piano, que me dio ánimos para seguir estudiando.I'll always be thankful to my piano teacher, who gave me the encouragement to keep on studying.
4. (hope)
a. courage
No pierdas el ánimo; la próxima vez el pastel saldrá mejor.Don't lose courage; next time the cake will come out better.
5. (intent)
a. intention
El gobernador se reunió con los alcaldes con ánimo de buscar una solución pacífica al conflicto.The governor met with the mayors with the intention of finding a peaceful solution to the conflict.
6. (thoughts)
a. mind
La noticia del accidente pesó mucho en mi ánimo por el resto del día.The news of the accident weighed heavily on my mind for the rest of the day.
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
7. (used to motivate)
a. come on
¡Ánimo! ¡Falta solo un kilómetro!Come on! Just one kilometer left!
b. cheer up
¡Ánimo, amigo! ¡Es viernes!Cheer up, buddy! It's Friday!
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energía(
eh
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nehr
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hee
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ah
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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. (physics)
a. energy
Es importante que la ciudad haga una investigación de alternativas para la energía limpia.It's important that the city research alternatives for clean energy.
2. (vitality)
a. energy
Antes Jaime estaba lleno de energía y desde que ha sido padre, siempre está cansado.Jaime used to be full of energy, but since he became a father, he is always tired.
b. vigor
Tras la carrera, David levantó orgulloso el trofeo con gran energía.After the race, David proudly lifted the trophy with great vigor.
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