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"El" is a definite article which is often translated as "the", and "esposo" is a noun which is often translated as "husband". Learn more about the difference between "el" and "esposo" below.
el(
ehl
)
A definite article is a word that identifies a noun as as specific or known to the speaker (e.g. the girl).
1. (general)
a. the
El gato está en el tejado.The cat is on the roof.
El teléfono estaba encima de la mesa.The telephone was on top of the table.
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esposo(
ehs
-
poh
-
soh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (via marriage)
a. husband
Su esposo es director de orquesta.Her husband is a conductor.
esposos
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
2. (via marriage)
a. newlyweds
Al finalizar la ceremonia, los esposos se agarraron de la mano y desfilaron por el pasillo.At the end of the ceremony, the newlyweds held hands and walked down the aisle.
b. husband and wife
En nuestro vuelo habían unos esposos embarcando en su luna de miel.There was a husband and wife on our flight who were headed out on their honeymoon.
c. couple
Los esposos celebraron su cincuenta aniversario junto a su familia.The couple celebrated their fiftieth anniversary along with their family.
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