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"Enamorado" is an adjective which is often translated as "in love", and "novia" is a noun which is often translated as "bride". Learn more about the difference between "enamorado" and "novia" below.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (romantic love; often used with "de")
a. in love
Mi primo está enamorado de mi mejor amiga.My cousin is in love with my best friend.
¡Estás enamorada y no lo puedes negar!You're in love and you can't hide it!
2. (prone to falling in love) (Southern Cone)
a. romantic
Julio es muy enamorado; cada semana cree que acaba de conocer a la chica perfecta.Julio is a romantic; every week he thinks he's met the perfect girl.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
3. (romantic partner)
a. lover
Se ve con su enamorada todos los días.He meets his lover every day.
4. (fan)
a. lover
Si eres un enamorado de las artes marciales, te encantará está película.If you're a martial arts lover, you'll love this film.
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novia
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (a woman on her wedding day)
a. bride
La novia caminó por la nave central en dirección al novio.The bride walked down the aisle to her groom.
2. (a person's regular romantic companion)
a. girlfriend
Antonia es la novia de Felipe. Llevan dos años saliendo.Antonia is Felipe's girlfriend. They have been going out for two years.
3. (a woman to whom someone is engaged)
a. fiancée
¡No lo vas a creer! Andrés rompió con su novia. - ¡Se casaban el mes que viene!You won't believe this! Andres broke up with his fiancée. - They were getting married next month!
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