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"Sol" is a noun which is often translated as "sun", and "luna" is a noun which is often translated as "moon". Learn more about the difference between "sol" and "luna" below.
sol(
sohl
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (astronomy)
a. sun
Galileo Galilei declaró que la tierra gira alrededor del sol.Galileo Galilei declared that the Earth revolves around the sun.
2. (light rays)
a. sunshine
El sol me calienta.The sunshine warms me.
3. (familiar)
a. darling
Ven aquí mi sol.Come here my darling.
4. (music)
a. G
Para tocar sol en la trompeta, hay que dejar las válvulas abiertas.In order to play G on the trumpet, you need to leave the valves open.
b. sol (solfege)
Mi maestro de canto me enseñó cómo entonar correctamente el sol.My singing teacher taught me how to correctly sing sol.
c. so (solfege)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Ahora puedo tocar casi todas las notas salvo el sol.Now I can play almost every note except for so.
5. (currency)
Regionalism used in Peru
(Peru)
a. sol
El viaje en taxi desde el aeropuerto de Lima me costó unos 60 soles.The taxi ride from Lima's airport cost me about 60 soles.
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luna(
loo
-
nah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (astronomy)
a. moon
Deimos y Fobos son las dos lunas de Marte.Deimos and Phobos are the two moons of Mars.
2. (crystal pane)
a. window
Los ladrones empotraron el coche en la luna de la joyería.The thieves smashed the car into the jewelry store window.
3. (looking glass)
a. mirror
La imagen que la luna le devolvía era la de una mujer atractiva, de mediana edad.The image reflected in the mirror was that of an attractive, middle-aged woman.
4. (automobile)
a. windshield
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
La luna delantera del coche se rompió a causa del impacto de una piedra.The front windshield broke because it was hit by a stone.
b. windscreen (United Kingdom)
La luna tintada de mi coche nuevo ayuda mucho con visibilidad.The tinted windscreen on my new car really helps with visibility.
Luna
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
5. (astronomy)
a. Moon
La Luna da una vuelta completa alrededor de la tierra cada 28 días.The Moon makes a complete orbit around the Earth every 28 days.
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