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"Ladrón" is a noun which is often translated as "thief", and "yo" is a pronoun which is often translated as "I". Learn more about the difference between "ladrón" and "yo" below.
ladrón(
lah
-
drohn
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (someone who steals)
a. thief
Algún ladrón robó mi cartera en el metro.Some thief stole my wallet in the subway.
b. robber
El ladrón se escapó con un millón de dólares en efectivo.The robber got away with a million dollars in cash.
c. burglar (from a building)
Un ladrón robó la tienda de joyería del centro comercial.A burglar robbed the jewelry store in the mall.
2. (electrical)
a. adapter
Necesito un ladrón para conectar varios aparatos en la cocina.I need an adapter to connect several appliances in the kitchen.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (given to stealing)
a. thieving
El candidato acusó al presidente actual de ser un político ladrón.The candidate accused the current president of being a thieving politician.
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yo(
yoh
)
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
1. (subject)
a. I
Yo soy su hermana. I am her sister.
2. (in comparisons)
a. me
Ella es más joven que yo.She is younger than me.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
3. (psychology)
a. ego
Tu yo es tu esencia.Your ego is your essence.
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