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"Cura" is a noun which is often translated as "priest", and "monja" is a noun which is often translated as "nun". Learn more about the difference between "cura" and "monja" below.
cura(
koo
-
rah
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (religious)
a. priest
El cura ofreció la misa el domingo por la mañana.The priest offered Mass on Sunday morning.
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
2. (medical care)
a. cure
Los médicos están buscando una cura para el ébola.Doctors are trying to find a cure for Ebola.
b. treatment
¿Estás seguro de que esta cura me ayudará?Are you sure this treatment will help me?
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monja(
mohng
-
hah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (religious)
a. nun
Mi prima se metió de monja.My cousin became a nun.
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